Spinners have been creating yarn with drop spindles for millennia and we have a wide range of styles from which to choose. Spin a wide range of fibres from superfine on the lightest spindle to long lustrous fleece on the heaviest spindle.

This listing is for a single spindle, the photos show all sizes available from Ashford.


  • Portable
  • Affordable
  • Solid silver beech hardwood
  • Wide range to choose from
finish lacquered
whorl diameter and weight TWS5 - 50mm, 15g (2", ½oz)
TWS6 - 60mm, 20g (2⅜", ¾oz)
TWS7 - 70mm, 35g (2¾", 1¼oz)
TWS8 - 80mm, 50g (3⅛", 1¾oz)
TWS9 - 90mm, 80g (3½", 2¾oz)
other information - Unique wire hook
- The whorls are hollow underneath, making them lightweight with maximum momentum

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