Distaff
Distaff

Wrist Distaff – used to wrap roving on, so that the roving is kept out of the way when using a drop spindle. The leather strap and bead go on the wrist. A one inch measure at the top of the staff allows for wraps per inch to be calculated for yarn produced.

Staff made from Silver Beech. Bead made from Silkwood. Leather strap and stainless steel eye screw. Finished with Tung Oil, Shellac and Beeswax.

SOLD $20 NZD

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Diz
Diz

Figured 4mm Diz. What is a Diz? A Diz allows wool fibres to be drafted through the hole to create a nest of roving. This roving nest is much easier to spin on a drop spindle.

Made from Silkwood and finished with Tung Oil, Shellac and Beeswax.

SOLD $15 NZD

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Turkish drop spindles have the advantage of creating a turtle shaped ball that is simple to remove by sliding off the arms when finished.

Made on request from a selection of timber. Pictured spindle has Rimu arms and Totara shaft (turned on traditional pole lathe). Finished with Tung Oil and Beeswax.

SOLD $45 NZD

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