Turkish Spindles @ The Fibre Garden
Ashford Turkish Spindle
Canadian order only. From Ashford, this is made from sold silver beech hardwood, unfinished but easily stained, painted or varnished if you desire. Removable crossbars are 15.5cm (6 inches) across. Shaft length including hook, 37.5cm (14.75 inches). Weighs approximately 50g (1.76 oz). A fairly large Turkish spindle, but great for medium to thick yarns and as a beginner spindle. PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
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Charkha, Mahatma – Extra Spindle
Extra spindle for the Mahatma Book Charkha, exactly the same as the ones that come with the wheel.

Product of INDIA

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Charkha @ The Fibre Garden
Charkha, Mahatma Standard Book
A modern take on the traditional style of book charkha, with improved design, material and components. Also more user-friendly! Relatively maintenance-free, easy to assemble and operate, this charkha is an excellent choice for both the beginner and advanced cotton spinner. Also sometimes used for other types of fine fibre, particularly short ones like Yak down. Features include: - Lightweight, only 1.5kg (3.3 lb) - Small and portable: 26cm x 17cm x 6cm (10.25 x 6.7 x 2.4 inches) - Simple setup, just open the case, assemble and start spinning - No lubrication required - Rust resistant: stainless steel and stainless-plated components A small non-slip rubber mat is recommended to go underneath, available at most kitchen supply stores. We have an instruction sheet as well, which we will send as a pdf file upon request. PRODUCT of INDIA
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Cotton Poonies – Natural White – 100g
Cotton Poonies – Natural White – 100g
Price per 100g (3.53 oz) pack. Poonies are tight little rolls made by hand from carded cotton, and they are traditionally what is used for handspinning cotton on a Tahkli spindle or Indian Charkha. PRODUCT of INDIA
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Majacraft Turkish Spindle Set
Majacraft Turkish Spindle Set
Canadian shipping only. Recently redesigned, Majacraft's new Turkish spindle set features four different sets of cross arms so you can select the best weight for the type of yarn you wish to spin. Made from Bamboo plywood with a single shaft measuring 30.5 cm (12 inches) with a small knob at the top end rather than a hook. The four sets of cross arms give an approximate total weight of 10, 15, 20 or 30g (.3, .5, .7 or 1 oz) We love the flexibility this set offers the spinner, letting you make any thickness of yarn you desire. Comes with a cute little fabric bag with a drawstring. Everybody will think you have a plastic recorder in your handbag -- remember those? Instead of playing "Hot Cross Buns" you can impress them with your spinning instead. PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
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Tahkli Spindle, Nickle/Brass
Tahkli Spindle, Nickle/Brass
A style of support spindle from India, a Tahkli is mainly used for spinning cotton at very fast speeds. These well-balanced gadgets spin like the dickens and can be supported in a bowl, on a table top or any other smooth, flat surface.

Stainless steel shaft and brass whorl are relatively rust resistant. Other features and specs:
- small and lightweight: 18cm length (7 inches), 2cm-wide brass whorl (.79") and weight of around 18g (.63 oz)
- shaft features a flat, hammered end with a hook, which helps to catch the fibres during spinning. The whorl end comes to a sharp point for minimal friction and fast spin. Don't poke your eye out!
- ideal for spinning cotton, but also useful for other fine fibres


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