Ashford Traditional Spinning Wheel

Sale price Price £625.00 Regular price £0.00 Unit price  per 

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The Ashford Traditional is the world’s most popular spinning wheel and it is easy to see why!

  • The separate drive band and bobbin brake adjustment is easy to understand and simple to operate.
  • The bobbins are quick and easy to change.
  • Scotch tension and 4 speed flyer allow for a wide variety of yarn to be spun.
  • Horizontal adjustment of the maiden bar allows perfect alignment with the 4 speed whorl.
  • Ball bearings and large 56cm (22ins) wheel makes treadling smooth and effortless and easy to maintain a steady speed.
  • The wide legs give good stability especially when speed spinning.
  • The treadle is pivoted to allow a comfortable heel-toe action.
  • Lazy Kate and 4 bobbins included.
  • The many optional accessories make this an extremely versatile wheel.
  • proven design for over 40 years
  • large 56cm (22ins) wheel
  • robust
  • versatile

Available as both Single Drive (Scotch Tension) and Double Drive (Natural finish only). 


Wheel diameter:    56cm (22″)
Orifice:    1cm (⅜”)
Orifice height:    67.5cm (26.5″)
Type of drive:    single drive and double drive available
Single drive ratios:    7, 9, 12, 17
Treadle:    single treadle
Weight:    8kg (17½lb)
Assembly:    required
Included accessories:    4 standard bobbins, lazy kate, threading hook, learn to spin booklet.
Finish:    natural

Optional Extras: Add Starter Kit for reduced price of £35!

Get your spinning journey off to a flying start with an optional starter kit including a Niddy Noddy, Yarn Gauge and bottle of Wheel Oil. 

Try Before You Buy!

Visit Sealy MacWheely shop in Kirkintilloch to test drive the Traditional, Traveller and Kiwi 3 wheels before you make your decision. Booking essential via Contact Me - pickup from shop also available with 1 hour free tuition for all wheel purchases!

Need Help Setting Up?

All Ashford Wheels come flat-packed as standard, if you would prefer for your wheel to be ready and set up for you I would be happy to provide this service as an optional extra (+£25) - pick up from shop only


UK shipping £15. Pickup from Sealy MacWheely Shop also available - contacting in advance advisable to ensure that your preferred wheel is in stock!