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..)

Mahogany Swan

Wood: Mahogany Weight: 23.23 gr / 0.82 oz  (very light-weight Swan) Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer sustained, (…Read More)

Wood: Spalted Tamarind Weight: 37.1 gr / 1.4 oz Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer sustained, and slower (…Read More)

Wood: Canary Weight: 36.88 gr / 1.3 oz Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer sustained, and slower spin (…Read More)

Wood: Walnut (harvested locally) Weight: 33.7 gr / 1.19 oz Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer sustained, and (…Read More)

Wood: Plum (harvested locally) Weight: 37.1 gr / 1.31 oz Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer sustained, and (…Read More)

Figured Bigleaf Maple Swan

Wood: Figured Bigleaf Maple (harvested locally) Weight: 28.9 gr / 1.08 oz Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer (…Read More)

Wood: Russian Olive Weight: 32.6 gr / 1.15 oz Shaft: Walnut The sturdy Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin. With their longer sustained, and slower (…Read More)