Babe's Fiber Starter Spinning Wheels
Babe's Fiber Starter - Front view and Side view
This is the original contemporary spinning wheel (machine) made with furniture PVC, weighing only a little over 7-1/2 pounds.
Ratio: 5:1, 6:1 (Optional 18:1)
Wheel Size: 17 3/4"
Weight: 7 lbs.
Orifice Size: 3/8"
Single Wood Treadle
Polyurethane Drive Band
Flyer Tension - Leather
Bobbin Capacity: 3-4 oz.
Attached wood dowel Lazy Kate included
Material: Furniture PVC, Plastic Wheel with Ball Bearing, Wood Flyer, Wood Treadle, and ABS Bobbins
Single Treadle Babe's Fiber Starter
Babe's Production Spinning Wheels
Both single treadle and double treadle are available. Comes with the new HM Friendship flyer,
two 5:1 bobbins, two 21:1, ply bobbins, 4 lazy kates rods, 1/4 LB of Brown Sheep wool, and Babe's Spinning booklet. Orifice is 28" from floor to center of the orifice.
Single Treadle White: 7.3 lbs.
Single Treadle Babe's Production Wheel
Babe's Pinkie Wheel
Pinkie is made with 3/4" Furniture PVC and uses a 12" OD wheelchair wheel which has two ball bearing so it turns very easily. The orifice is 20-1/2" from the floor. It comes with 2 Babe standard bobbins whose ratio is 3 1/4:1, Plying Bobbin which will hold 8 ounces of fiber, 2 lazy kates rods, Spinning Babe's Booklet, a 1/4 pound of Brown Sheep roving and Babe's Sure Foot to keep it from sliding on the floor. The wood treadle is for the smaller foot, measures 4" wide X 9" long; however, they have found the larger foot will work if you turn the wheel so your foot will be on the diagonal of the treadle. Measures 15" X 10-1/2" X 22-1/2".
Liten Spindel Charkha Wheel
It comes with Babe's Sure Foot, so it remains securely anchored during use. Small enough to be easily stowed away when not in use.
Babe's Liten Spindel is available in a Right Hand or Left Hand Model. When ordering be sure to say which hand you want to turn the wheel with.
Drive Band for Babe's Spinning Wheels
Drive Band for Babe's BULKY Spinning Wheels
Babe's Standard Bobbin
Babe's 6:1 Bobbin
If you are looking for any other Babe's Fiber Garden Products - just ask. We can special order for you.
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