Spinning Wheel

11 Jan

I might have mentioned to my sister, who goes to a lot of auctions, that I would like a spinning wheel.  When one turned up, she asked how much I was willing to pay, and I told her.  Well, that wasn’t enough, but she kept bidding and paid the difference.  I do appreciate my sister.

She even delivered it for me!

I know nothing about spinning wheels, but it looks pretty.

I did see it is missing a little leather piece, and it seriously needs oiled.

I think I need some expert help.  Sky is trying, but he doesn’t seem to know much about spinning wheels either.  He does pretty good at cleaning though.

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8 Responses to “Spinning Wheel”

  1. janicead January 11, 2019 at 5:01 pm #

    Ha! Dog gone good at cleaning!

    • Teresa January 11, 2019 at 5:16 pm #

      He is good for that. LOL

  2. bagheeracr January 11, 2019 at 5:40 pm #

    It looks to be in fairly good shape, your local spinners and weavers guild probably has a list of people who can help you get it shipshape.

  3. Jeanne January 12, 2019 at 8:53 am #

    What a beautiful old spinning wheel! It would be fantastic to know more about it. Do you plan to try to learn to spin?

    • Teresa January 12, 2019 at 9:01 am #

      We’ll see if I can get it working and then go from there.

  4. Margaret Birding For Pleasure January 12, 2019 at 9:30 am #

    I hope ou can get it repaied and going adn then we can see what you can spin. Have a great weekend.

  5. Donna January 12, 2019 at 9:15 pm #

    It looks like a good spinning wheel. Have fun! (You will eventually need more bobbins too)

    • Teresa January 12, 2019 at 10:22 pm #

      I have a friend,who is going to help me get it set up. I am excited!

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