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..)
S&H: US – $8.55 Priority
Canada – $11.75
International- $14.75 No guarantee of delivery once the spindle leaves the USA.

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Redheart Swan 43

Weight: 34.76 grams / 1.226 oz Wood: Redheart Shaft: Walnut Year: 2019 Sturdy, solid spindles perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, and slower spin (…Read More)

Bloodwood Swan

Weight: 45.96 grams / 1.621 oz Wood: Bloodwood Shaft: Walnut Year: 2019 Sturdy, solid spindles perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, and slower spin (…Read More)

Zebrawood Swan

Weight: 39.95 grams / 1.410 oz Wood: Zebrawood Shaft: Walnut Year: 2019 Sturdy, solid spindles perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, and slower spin (…Read More)

Crabapple Swan

Weight: 42.98 grams / 1.16 oz Wood: Crabapple (non-commercial, harvested locally) Shaft: Walnut Year: 2019 Sturdy, solid spindles perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, (…Read More)

Canarywood Swan

Weight: 36.16 grams / 1.276 oz Wood: Canarywood Shaft: Walnut Year: 2019 Sturdy, solid spindles perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, and slower spin (…Read More)