Friday, October 18, 2013

Snyder Spindles

About three weeks ago I answered an "ad" on Facebook for one who was looking to trade some spinning fiber for a spindle... And much to my surprise, Scott Snyder of Snyder's Spindles responded to me :)

Two weeks ago, we talked about which spindle I wanted, and what fiber he would like... let me tell you, there were just too many choices for me to just pick one... So, after going back and forth with him, we cam upon an agreement of two spindles, and I would purchase another one... It was a great decision!

I received the spindles before I ever finished Scott's rolags, and let me tell you, I was extremely pleased with what I received... 

First, the original spindle that I picked out... I honestly do not even remember what kinds of wood it is made from, but I loved that there were three colors on the whorl... it was bigger than I originally thought, but it pulls lace weight all day :)

Here she is :)

Bottom view

I love this pic...

The second one... is a "baby" Turkish spindle... I just had to have a mini spindle... it is super light weight, so the spin isn't very long, but the more you get wound on there, that little guy will go! I keep this one in my bag at all times, because you never know when you are going to need to spin :)

Don't you just love it?

Sitting on its arms :)

Cross bars...

I'm not sure why, but this pic just makes me smile :)

The third one is a little bigger... still a Turkish, just a smidge larger... I love the color contrast with the two different woods, it is super pretty and I enjoy spinning it... 

Gorgeous :)

Taking a nap, lol...

Sitting on his arms :)

Each piece layed out

Love it!

And for those of you that are curious about what I sent to Scott... here you go :)

Tidal Pool Roving

Tutti Fruitti Rolags - He said he wanted something bright... and this is what I came up with :)

Extra bits... Suri Locks, Tatted Art Yarn Add Ins, and two Phat Fiber samples 

Also wanted to make sure you got to see a couple shots of "spindle porn"... here they are in action...

Look at that yarn...

Here's the tiny :)

I think this is my favorite picture of all of them :)

Snyder Spindles are currently available online at
He also has some for sale if you are in Fond de Lac, Wisconsin at 

The Wool Gatherers 
35 N Main St, Fond du Lac, WI ‎ 

If you are looking for a great spindle at a very affordable price, I highly recommend you go visit Scott Snyder's shop... you will definitley NOT be disappointed :)

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