Spinning & Weaving
Top Whorl Spindles
$53 - $55
These top whorl drop spindles are made from maple and rich black walnut wood - a beautiful combination! Nicely rim-weighted for an even and sustained spin. They are hand crafted by Scott Hubley, Fox Mountain Spindles.
Scott, makes several versions of this spindle in different weights and sizes.
- Mini = 1.0oz (~28g) - This is a nice lighter-weight version for spinning singles. Whorl diameter of 2½ inches and total length of approximately 10¼ inches.
- Medium = 1.6 to 1.8oz (45-51g) - This medium-weight version is a great spindle for those just learning to spin or for those looking for a versatile spindle. Whorl diameter of 3¼ inches and total length of approximately 11¼ inches (9½ below the whorl)
- Plying = 2.0 to 2.2oz (57-62g) - A great heavier-weight spindle for spinning thick yarn or plying. Whorl diameter of 3¼+ inches and total length of approximately 11½ to 12 inches (9½ to 10 inches below the whorl).
Made completely from North American wood from sustainable sources. These spindles are handcrafted from natural materials so please note that dimensions, weight, and colour may vary slightly from those shown in the listing. If you want exact dimensions or images of the spindle you will receive, please ask and I will gladly send them to you.
Heirloom quality craftsmanship, guaranteed!