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Ashford Yarn Gauge
For calculating wraps per inch on handspun or commercial yarns.
This wooden gauge features a 1-inch and 1/2-inch slot. You wrap your yarn evenly in the slot (not too loose, not too tight) and count the number of wraps. The little instruction leaflet is attached, and gives a chart to determine the yarn type or you can use other charts that are available online or in spinning reference books. A handy leather loop is for hanging this on your wheel or on a hook.
PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
5 in stock
SKU: SPAC-ASH-YG Category: Yarn Management Tags: Ashford, spinning, yarn gauge, yarn management
Niddy Noddy, Ashford – 90cm Sampler
Canadian orders only. Winds 90cm circumference (36 inch) skeins. Serious students of spinning appreciate a smaller niddy noddy for skeining up sample "test runs". This nice little one is just perfect for sampling, which of course we are all supposed to do before tackling the big spin. Made of sturdy turned silver beech hardwood. Unfinished, but easily given a coat of urethane or varnish if desired. This comes apart for more compact storage. Don't let the handy person in the house glue both ends!! One cross-arm should always be free to rotate, for easy removal of your wound skein. PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
Reed, Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom 32″/80cm – 12.5 DPI
Canadian Shipping only. A CUSTOM ORDER PRODUCT: please allow 7 to 10 days for delivery. We do not usually have this in stock at our store.
12.5 DPI nylon reed for the 32"/80cm Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom. Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails.
PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
Skeiner, Ashford Skeiner 2 Lacquered
FREE SHIPPING within Canada! Canadian orders only. We have this item shipped directly from the Ashford Canada warehouse, generally within one or two business days. We also often have one assembled at our store for you to try. A couple of years ago Ashford came out with their new and improved skein winder, and we love it. Some of the features: - holds up to 1.5kg (around 3.75 Lbs) of yarn. - holds or makes skeins from 1 to 2m in diameter (1.09 to 2.19 yards). - clever tensioning system for making even skeins, easily bypassed if you wish. - skeiner arm pegs are fully adjustable. You can use the notches provided or slide the arm adjusters in between the notches and tighten to whatever diameter you prefer. Preset notches are at 1, 1.5 and 2m. - solid construction from silver beech hardwood, with a lacquered finish. - amooth, effortless winding with quiet nylon bearings. Assembly required, but it's pretty simple. Alan says to pay attention to the instructions: when they say the small washer or large washer, they mean it. November 2018: Ashford also offered this in a natural/unfinished version but that has been discontinued. Note: ships separately from other items on your order because of the awkward box size. PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
Ashford E-Spinner 3 – In stock
December 13/22 -- currently IN STOCK. FREE SHIPPING within Canada by Expedited Ground service! Canadian orders only. Generally in stock at our store. Ashford just redesigned the e-spinner in late 2017. Small, light and versatile. Take this e-Spinner with you, wherever you go. Spin large amounts of yarn, quickly and effortlessly for yourself or a cottage industry. The e-Spinner is quiet, convenient and simple to use. Small and portable plus the optional 12v car cord enables you to take the e-Spinner with you to guild meetings, on holiday, use it in the car, caravan, RV or boat. The scotch tension system allows all types of yarn to be spun. It comes with a lacquered finish and mostly assembled. This new version features: - quick and easy bobbin change with snap-in flyer bearing - convenient spinning and plying with a sliding hook flyer, frictionless yarn guides, 15mm (5-8 inch) orifice and reducer bush - quiet but powerful 12-volt DC 2.0 amp 70 watt motor with soft start and infinitely variable speed from 0-1800 rpm - optional 12 volt car cord enables you to use it in your car, caravan, RV, boat, or with a battery pack - Light weight only 2kg (4.4lbs) - Compact only 26 x 14 x 21.5cm (10-1/4 x 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches) INCLUDES: Padded carry bag with shoulder straps. Three jumbo bobbins, 225gm (8oz) capacity. Two-bobbin tensioned Lazy Kate. 1 bottle of wheel oil. On/off Foot Controller, threading hook, Learn to Spin booklet. PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND