Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Electric Spindle

Mike & I spent the evening messing around with my old sewing machine. The bobbin case inside broke, so it can no longer function as a sewing machine. However, it now has a new life ... as an electric spindle! Thanks mostly to my husband's knowledge of things mechanical .....
The finished product (for tonight) - about 14 grams of Welsh Black Mountain sheep, in about 2 hours - far more than I could have done on my hand spindle.

And a couple pictures of the electric spindle in use:

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