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Weaving & Spinning Equipment & Textile Books Bought & Sold UPDATED: Tuesday 16 October 2018 at 09:30

Spinning Equipment

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WANTED : Drum Carder, Blending Board

Wanted - drum carder, blending board.  Good condition, cash paid.

Contact: Melanie Pound
Tel: 0789 466 9550
Advertised Since: Saturday 22 July 2017

Information about making your own wheel

I have been sent the following information which might be of interest to those wishing to make their own spinning wheel:  

Visit “Craftsman Space books”

Write “spinning wheel” in the search box and you’ll be taken to a set
of drawings which you can either download for free, or make a
voluntary donation.

Advertised Since: Wednesday 15 February 2017

1. Haldane Hebridean Spinning Wheel

Unused present in perfect condition other than a broken wheel locking pin, (arrowed) . 
Includes 3 bobbins, carders and Elsie Davenport book “Your Handspinning”. 
Buyer collect from Argyll.  


Contact: Jocelyn Markland
Tel: 01631 570 990
Advertised Since: Monday 10 September 2018

2. Cheviot Pencil Rovings

I have a quantity (2kgs-ish) of pencil rovings from North Country Cheviot fleeces for sale to a good home.Any offers considered.Monies to go to farm animal rescue sanctuary.

Contact: Kate Schofield
Advertised Since: Saturday 23 September 2017

3. Kromski Sonata Folding Wheel

Kromski Sonata folding spinning wheel with many accessories.  Still trying to free up space it is with sadness that I am offering this beautiful wheel for sale.  Included are the following:   The wheel in mahogany finish, drive band and orifice hook.  Regular flyer, Lace flyer, Four regular bobbins used by both of the above flyers.  Jumbo flyer, Three jumbo bobbins.  The wheel's own integral Lazy Kate, holds two bobbins.  Free standing Lazy Kate takes both sizes of bobbins, three regular and two jumbo.  Niddy Noddy.  Spare tension screw and cord.  Carry bag will hold all of the above.  Kromski instruction leaflet.

Collection from Crewe or i would liaise with a courier if you want to arrange that.  See "Anyvan" for couriers experienced in moving delicate/antique items.


Contact: Terri Ridgwell
Tel: 07709 709 374
Advertised Since: Friday 28 September 2018

4. Well Balanced Spinning Wheel

Robust, well balanced single band drive spinning wheel designed in 1980s by a Devonshire spinner for her own use.  I was lucky enough to acquire one of the few that were made to this pattern and it has done me good service.  It measures: 36" wide x 14.5" deep x 35.5" high.  Large orifice to enable chunky spinning.  4 bobbins.  Hook for drawing thread through the orifice.

Buyer to collect from Gloucestershire.


Contact: Daphne Morton
Tel: 01285 644 082 or mobile 07900 215 138
Advertised Since: Tuesday 16 October 2018

6. Sloping Bed Wheel

Beautiful wheel in very good condition.  Large bobbin and orifice for chunky spinning or fine spinning.  Other accesories available: niddy noddy, carders etc.   Collection only from Byfleet, Surrey.


Contact: Georgina Baglow
Tel: 01932 343 139
Advertised Since: Friday 13 March 2015

7. Rose wood spinning wheel

A hand made rosewood spinning wheel, each piece printed with the maker's mark. Bought in 1980 in East Sussex.  Two bobbins and distaff included as seen in photo 2.
Good smooth spin.The wheel needs re-stringing, but otherwise in good condition.
Collection only from South London.


Contact: Lucy Archer
Tel: 07731 668 172 or 07772 657 020
Advertised Since: Thursday 12 November 2015

8. Ashford Traditional Wheel

ASHFORD TRADITIONAL SPINNING WHEEL  Good quality and good working order.
Extra -2x carding brushes,  Lazy kate with 2 bobbins,  (Extra fly spinner with 3 cogs £35)
Books-Traditional Scottish Dyes – Jean Fraser,  Natural Dyes for Spinners and Weavers-- Spinning ,dying and weaving WI.   

Buyer collects from near Warminster, Wilts


Contact: Tessa Farrington
Tel: 01747 861 454 or 07776 260 319
Advertised Since: Monday 14 March 2016

10. Haldane Spinning Wheel

Haldane upright spinning wheel in good working order.  Collection only from near Lewes, Sussex.


Contact: Ms. O. Morgan
Tel: 01273 472 389
Advertised Since: Thursday 09 April 2015

11. Assembled but unused Ashford Traditional

Assembled but unused Ashford Traditional.  This wheel is assembled but has not been used. It features all the best modern aspects of the latest desgns of Ashford Traditional wheels:  Lovely smooth wheel motion due to the modern bearing system;  3 speed flyer (which has grooves to allow the yarn to be taken up without catching/wearing the wood);  The wood has not been treated so it can be oiled to take whatever colour you prefer.

Comes with a lazy kate and 4 bobbins and a spare flexi cord drive band.  A rare opportunity to pick up a 'new' spinning wheel at a great price.  Buyer to collect from Swansea.



Contact: Kara Copp
Tel: 07738 759 547
Advertised Since: Wednesday 15 April 2015

12. Old Irish Spinning Wheel

Old Irish spinning wheel, approx. 1870.  In good working condition, now an antique.  Buyer collects from Edenbridge, Kent.


Contact: Sheila Parish
Tel: 01732 866 245
Advertised Since: Wednesday 15 June 2016


BLACKSMITH MADE WROUGHT IRON  BEAUTIFUL SPINNING WHEEL HOOKS Craftsman made in West Sussex, these beautiful hooks are approx 8.5" long.   Click on image for a better view!

£20 each includes postage

Contact: The Loom Exchange
Tel: 01730 817191
Advertised Since: Saturday 14 January 2012