Jenny Brandis' Handcrafts

My Spinning Wheel

by Jenny Brandis

My spinning wheel was made by EC Lewis of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia and although I have owned it since 1986 it spins like a dream.

Mr Lewis certainly knew his stuff! There are brass bearings - thus no greasing required, weight in the wheel so it returns to the same position when the foot is lifted from the peddle. A double or single drive band and a scotch break. The thread hook for the orifice is actually kept in the front upright.

As I said - it is a dream machine!

That is merino on the bobbin.

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