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Back in stock again, this lightweight spindle is great for spinning fingering, sock or other lighter weight yarns. If you have learned to spin on a medium or heavy weight spindle but are looking to spin lighter yarns or difficult fibers, this is the spindle for you.

Weight: 1.05 oz/ 30g
Whorl: Top Whorl
Whorl Diameter: approx. 2 3/8 inches
Shaft length: nearly 10 inches below the whorl
Notched: Yes

In the right light, the curly maple wood of this drop spindle shimmers in a spectacular way that is hard to capture in photographs. All of our usual care and attention to detail has been included in this lighter weight spindle. This spindle has been sanded smooth and has a durable finish.

This drop spindle has been hand crafted to last a lifetime and I guarantee my craftsmanship. For more information on our shop policies, see: http://www.etsy.com/shop/foxmountainspindles/policy

If you love this spindle but would like a different size, weight or design, contact me and I will gladly custom make a drop spindle to your specifications.

Other types of drop spindles can be found in my shop:


Lightweight Drop Spindle - Curly Maple Top Whorl (1.05 oz/ 30g)


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: curly maple, wood, stainless steel wire
  • Ships worldwide from Canada
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