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..)

Hickory Swan

Weight: 40.08 grams / 1.41 oz Wood: Hickory Shaft: Walnut Year: 2022 The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, (…Read More)

Carob Swan 12

Weight: 33.96 grams / 1.20 oz Wood: Carob Shaft: Walnut Year: 2022 The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, (…Read More)

Canary Swan

Weight: 36.87 grams / 1.30 oz Wood: Canary Shaft: Walnut Year: 2022 The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, (…Read More)

2021 Apple Swan

Weight: 31.15 grams / 1.098 oz Wood: Apple (Harvested locally by Ed) Shaft: Walnut Year: 2021 The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! (…Read More)

2021 Apple Swan 2

Weight: 29.29 grams / 1.034 oz Wood: Apple (Harvested locally by Ed) Shaft: Walnut Year: 2021 The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! (…Read More)

2021 Carob Swan

Weight: 36.15 grams / 1.275 oz Wood: Carob Shaft: Walnut Year: 2021 The sturdy, solid Swan spindle is perfect for DK/Sport/Worsted spinning, and learning to spin! With their longer sustained, (…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)