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Spinning Wheel - Schacht Ladybug

Regular price $1,520.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $1,520.00 AUD
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The Ladybug Spinning Wheel is friendly to entry-level spinners and seasoned spinners alike. It’s easy to treadle, and easy to take with you,  The Ladybug has the characteristic solid Schacht construction and its unique eyecatching design is both functional and charming. Designed-in carrying handles in the legs and light weight make the Ladybug convenient to pick up and transport. An optional attached tensioned lazy kate integrates into the front leg and makes it easy to take along, too! the ladybug is made of maple plywood and solid maple.

 

The Ladybug can be used in Scotch tension and double drive modes. It comes with medium and fast flyer whorls; add the extra slow, slow, high, and super high speed whorls for a wide range of ratios.

Included with each wheel are a poly drive band, threading hook, three travel bobbins, medium and fast whorls, and double drive band. Each Ladybug wheel is unique—somewhere on your wheel is your very own ladybug pal.

Specifications

  • Double Treadle
  • Scotch Tension/Double Drive/ Bobbin Lead
  • Weight: 13-1/2 lb.
  • Orifice Height: 27"
  • Drive Wheel: 16"

Spinning Ratios Whorl Ratios

  • Extra Slow 3.2:1 & 3.6:1
  • Slow 4.7:1 & 5.5:1
  • Medium 6.5:1 & 8:1
  • Fast 9:1 & 10.5:1
  • High 11.5:1 & 14:1
  • Super High 12:1 & 14.5:1

Included in the Ladybug package

  • 3 travel bobbins 
  • medium and fast whorls
  • orifice hook 
  • poly drive band 
  • cotton double drive band 
  • manual

 

Accessories Available: 

  • Bulky Plyer Flyer 
  • extra slow, slow, high, and super high speed whorls 
  • Ladybug Lazy Kate (attaches to wheel)   see second photo
  • Schacht Tensioned Lazy Kate (freestanding)