Swan Spindles

Ed began making the standard thick armed, long shafted Turkish spindle, a basic Turkish spindle style, in 2005. In 2006 he refined the overall look and feel of what was considered a standard sized Turkish spindle.
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Weight of Swans: 34 grams to 65 grams Most are between 45g – 54g. Weight is determined by the type of wood.

Fiber Capacity: up to 4 ounces
Most spinners are easily able to pack on up to 4 ounces, depending on the thickness of the yarn and the neatness of the wrapping.

Yarn Types: FIngering to Bulky
With their long, steady spin, Swans are great for beginners! The sustained spin provides plenty of drafting time.

Price: $56 ($58+ Unusual, or hard-to-source/non-commercial woods..)

Spalted Apple Swan

Weight: 31.63 grams / 1.116 oz Wood: Spalted Apple (Harvested locally by Ed) Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With (…Read More)

Canarywood Swan

Weight: 34.32 grams / 1.210 oz Wood: Canarywood  Centrolobium spp South America Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their (…Read More)

Marblewood Swan

Weight: 44.22 grams / 1.560 oz Wood: Marblewood  Zygia racemosa South America Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer (…Read More)

Padauk Swan 6

Weight: 33.10 grams / 1.167 oz Wood: Padauk  Pterocarpus soyauxii Central Africa Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their (…Read More)

Apple Swan

Weight: 29.66 grams / 1.047 oz Wood: Apple (Harvested locally by Ed) Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their (…Read More)

Purpleheart Swan

Weight: 49.15 grams / 1.734 oz Wood: Purpleheart  Peltogyne spp. Central America Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer (…Read More)

Padauk Swan 5

Weight: 33.93 grams / 1.196 oz Wood: Padauk  Pterocarpus soyauxii Central Africa Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their (…Read More)

Weight: 37.27 grams / 1.314 oz Wood: Spalted Tamarind Tamarindus indica. Tropical Africa Shaft: Walnut The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With (…Read More)