Ashford Spinning Wheels & Looms


Spinning Wheels: Shipping is free on spinning wheels. I give bonus gifts with a wheel.


Kiwi 2: a great little wheel for a new spinner or an advanced spinner who wants a small second wheel. Double treadle, easy 5.5&8.0:1 ratios and optional Skeiner, Jumbo Flyer and High Speed Kits. unfinished $395.00 Lacquer finish $575.00


Traditional Wheel: The world's most popular spinning wheel. Comes with Scotch tension or double drive, ratios 6.5 to 14:1 depending on style. Comes unfinished ot finished in two choices. In fact this wheel has so many options please e-mail for full info, we will help you choose the wheel to fit you best. Prices start at $565.00 and go to $750.00
Traveler Wheel: This wheel now comes only with double treadle, super easy for the new spinner to control the wheel. Compact and easy to carry, this model also comes in various choices so you can pick between tension types and comes with clear or walnut finish. Starting at $565.00 to $740.00
Elizabeth Wheel II: This continues the classic style of the former Elizabeth with some wonderful improvements: You’ll find the new Elizabeth beautifully proportioned with a new 24” drive wheel. This larger drive wheel provides 30% more momentum for easier, relaxing spinning. Ball bearings allow smooth, effortless treadling. Double Drive with scotch tension option 3 speed whorl. Ratios: 8˝:1, 11:1 & 15:1 (18˝:1 bobbin lead) Maiden bar adjustment allowing perfect alignment with all whorl speeds. Clamp knob under the maiden bar to eliminate vibration. Weight 20 lbs.$890.00 for unfinished and $995.00 for clear lacquer finish.
Country Spinner 2: Create medium to bulky yarns. Sensitive leather flyer brake system, large orifice and bobbin. Weighted wheel for easy starting, light to treadle amd stretchy drive cord. Bobbin holds 32 oz. unfinished Price $695.00 finished price $965.00
The Ashford Accelerated Charka This new charka from Ashford has one of the fastest ratios available in accelerated charkas: 80:1 when accelerated and 16:1 if driving the spindle directly. It can be assembled for either right or left handed cranking. It can also be adapted with a little piece of paper on the spindle to wind bobbins. $360.00

NEW: The Ashford Turkish Spindle This is my new favorite handspindle; it has great capacity, slides apart making a center pull ball of yarn and the parts separate for compact storage making it great for travel. $26.50

Double treadle kit for Traditional or Traveler $136.50 for unfinished

Spinning chair: unfinished $165.00 clear finished $205.00

Distaffs for Traveler, Traditional or Elizabeth $84.00

Drum carder: New 2 Speed Model Specifications: This new, improved model has two ratios for even more flexibility and control when carding and blending: Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. coarse teeth $495.00 fine teeth $495.00

The New Ashford Wild Carder This carder was designed for spinners who want to make fabulous, fun and funky art yarns. The extra long teeth, packer brush, 6:1 carding ratio and adjustable drum clearance allow you to create unique blends with differing fibres, fabric, ribbons, feathers, noils, paper and more. It’s small, portable, weighs only 3.5kg (7 3/4lbs) lacquered and assembled & includes a cleaning brush and doffer (awl) which are stored conveniently on the carder. Carding width 10cm (4ins) Batt size 60 x 15cm (24 x 6ins) Batt weight 40gm (1 ˝ ozs) Weight 3.5kg (7 3/4lbs) $455.00


We carry all the parts and accessories for spinning, if you need something not listed here contact us for info.


Knitter's Loom

Portability now comes in 2 sizes Introducing the all-new Ashford Knitters Loom. Fast and easy, this compact loom makes for exciting weaving anywhere, anytime. Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours, easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate, and exciting - let your fancy yarns play. The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends. What's more you can take the loom to workshops with the weaving still in place - a revolution in loom design and manufacture. This is an exciting new way for knitters to make use of all the fancy and funky yarns that are available in knitting stores. It is quick and easy, with the same portability as knitting. The loom is available in 30cm/12in or 50cm/20ins weaving widths It comes assembled and lacquered. New design nylon handles, cogs and pawls. New chunky wide-eye 7.5dpi - 30/10 reed with large holes and slots. For all your fancy & funky yarns. Both size looms are lightweight and ultra portable Kit includes a colour step-by-step warp and weave book, warping peg, 2 hooks, 2 clamps and 2 shuttles. New design nylon warp stick ties keep your warp sticks in the correct position at all times. 12" knitters loom $225.00 20" knitters loom $258.00

12" carry bag $50.00 20" carry bag $67.00

Stand for 16" loom $105.00 and $115.00 for the 20" loom

Table looms: Weave intricate and beautiful patterns on this compact table loom. Levers on castle top for comfortable weaving. Castle and beater fold flat for storage or transport. Includes 8 DPI reed. heddle wires, raddle, table clamps, threading hook. warp and cross sticks, ahuttles and weaving guide.

4 harness 16" $675.00 8 harness 16" $775.00

4 harness 24" $755.00 8 harness 24" $855.00

4 harness 32" $835.00 8 harness 32" $945.00

16 harness 24" $1455.00


Rigid heddle looms: Enjoy learning to weave on this simple loom. Sturdy and portable, it is ideal for the classroom. Make beautiful garments,cushions and wall hangings. Includes 10 DPI reed, shuttles, warp sticks and weaving guide. 16" wide $179.00 24" wide $199.00 32" wide $225.00
Tapestry loom: Enjoy the creativity of tapestry and rug weaving on this simple and compact loom. Vertical design allows you to oversee your work as it progresses. Revolving frame for quick and easy warping. Height adjustment and pivot action allows frame to rest against the knees for comfortable weaving. Adjustable warp tensioning . One shed is permanently open and the second is otained by attaching leases to a heddle rod. Adjustable height work tray.Standard 26" x 24" $605.00 X-wide 29" x 40" $635.00


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