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Michelle Baggerman's Precious Waste Project. Shredded and Spun everyday plastic bags, beautifully transformed into colourful threads.

Bureau Baggerman

How to make scrap fabric twine. This tutorial has you twisting both plies by hand, which seems tedious if you have a spinning wheel available. The only difficulty I can see is how to smoothly join in a new piece of fabric when you don't have the other ply right there to hold the join in place.

Scrapbusting: Handmade Scrap Fabric Twine

Eisaku Noro - Industrial Yarns. This page links to a 26-page publication called "Manufacturing of Noro Yarn, From Farm to Product." Very helpful in thinking about spinning Noro-like yarns.

Eisaku Noro - Industrial Yarns

Merlin Tree CPW in Vermont Foliage

The Fort Wayne Flax and Fleecers Guild, featured on Spinning Daily

Firebird Spinning Wheel

Cotton spinning travel kit. Uses cat combs as cotton cards.

Cotton Travel Kit - Spindlicity

Infinity spinning wheel

Pigeon Point Fiber and Glassblog
  • Tracy Seamster
    Tracy Seamster

    It's so beautiful. I just found about about these from someone selling hers on Ravelry, and by golly, I wish they were still being made!

The Ettrick Windwheel - unique portable design from a Tasmanian wheel maker.

Ettrick Web Site

Ravelry: Bishopofknit's $7.00 Spinning Wheel. Complete plans for building a simple spindle-driven spinning wheel.

Ravelry: Bishopofknit's $7.00 Spinning Wheel

Hand-Painted Louet S17 spinning wheel from LunabudKnits

Amazing handmade copy of the Ashford Traditional. A carved inscription below the flyer assembly says, "Made in Mt. Carroll, ILL U.S.A. 11-26-1984"

"Wee Spin" tiny handmade spinning wheel. Footprint measures 8.5" x 12", wheel is 16" high, with another inch or two for the flyer.

  • Annie Toy
    Annie Toy

    Does anyone know who makes this wheel or where it's made? =)

  • Cheryl Stokes
    Cheryl Stokes

    They are made in Oregon by Terry Korn, a woodworker in his 90's. His email id

Norwegian Princess spinning wheel

  • Susan Keating
    Susan Keating

    I have one of these, nice to see another one, as they are rare.

"Anything but Lazy Kate" - deluxe, fine-tuneable portable Lazy Kate, available from the Woolery. $110.

The Journey Wheel: Inspired by the Indian charkha, but has foot treadles and multiple spinning ratios. Crafted out of cherry wood, and folds into a small carrying case.

Louet S15 Spinning wheel, painted by Kinixys on Ravelry

"Fractal Spinning" how to article on Knitty

Norwegian spinning wheel, built in 1858, still in beautiful working condition. Has original green paint and hand-forged axle.

Ravelry - a knit and crochet community

Gorgeous rustic spinning wheel

Webshots - Today's Photo

The most beautiful spinning wheel orifice hook ever. Hand-turned from "Tapestry" Dyed Hardwood. $30.00

"Kiwi Puka Puka", or "Little spotted Kiwi"

Ravelry - a knit and crochet community

Kiwi stained with indigo minwax and decorated with butterfly transfers. I also like the bracelet for hanging the orifice hook.

Ravelry - a knit and crochet community