Tussah Silk Top – Paint Box
100% Tussah silk.
A nice selection of various dyed colours from our Tussah lineup, excluding natural/white.
PRODUCT of ITALY
Ashford 90mm Drop Spindle
From Ashford, this is made from solid silver beech hardwood, lightly lacquered and smooth. Total length including hook, 31cm (12.2 inches). Whorl diameter is 90mm (3.54 inches). Weighs approximately 85 - 89g (3 - 3.14 oz). Another good choice for a beginner's spindle, then later it's got a terrific long shaft that will hold loads of plied yarn. The whorl features two notches.
PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
From Louet, this is made from unfinished wood with an interesting octagonal-shaped whorl. Easily stained, painted or varnished if desired. Shaft length including hook, 25cm (9.8 inches). Whorl diameter is 6.5cm (2.6 inches). Weighs approximately 41 - 46g (1.4 - 1.6 oz). Another beginner spindle of excellent value, with a midrange weight that makes it great for spinning medium to thin yarns. Some people describe this as being "purse sized". No notch on the whorl but the interesting shape helps to keep your yarn from slipping.
PRODUCT of HOLLAND