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Which spinning wheel should I buy?

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Which spinning wheel should I buy?

Buying a spinning wheel will be a significant purchase but how do you know which one you should buy? Here we keep things very simple and to try to help you decide which Ashford spinning wheel you should buy...

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Hand made drop spindles, yarn gauges and orifice hooks

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Hand made drop spindles, yarn gauges and orifice hooks

When he is not weaving or spinning, a long time customer and good friend of ours Trevor Blackburn makes beautiful hand crafted items for us. Each item that Trevor makes is of wonderful quailty and has been lovingly hand turned often from hardwood, fruitwood and other off-cuts that he has lying around his North Wales workshop....

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Shop & stay a while day 15th August 2020

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Shop & stay a while day 15th August 2020

FibreHut had a SHOP & STAY A WHILE DAY on Saturday 15th August in the Cadbury Courtyard at Blackminster business park near Evesham! Despite the threat of rain it stayed fine all day! Lots of people turned up for Gai's weaving demonstartion, to join Keeley's needle felting table and to to sit and spin on their own spinning wheels. The fibrehut shop was open for some much needed retail therapy (social distancing rules applied). There was lots of rummaging in our popular top ends and scraps bin which was freshly stocked and brimming with gorgeous mixed fibre...

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Kim’s Festival of Fibre - Whitefaced Woodland

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I love spinning all fibre, all the glorious blends, dyed batts and funky rolags but there's something very satisfying about sitting down with a big cloud of washed and combed natural fibre. In this blog it is my aim to introduce you to the less common but no less worthy fibres and encourage you to sample them for yourselves to experience their delights, uniqueness and lovely sheepy goodness! For this first post I am going to talk about Whitefaced Woodland....

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Keep your spinning wheel running tip top

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Keep your spinning wheel running tip top

Keeping your Ashford spinning wheel in tip top running order is easy especially with the Ashford spinning wheel maintenance & service kit which contains everything you'll need to give your wheel a quick service. You'll also be able to convert to the double spring brake band system - a worthwhile conversion....

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