Wheel diameter: 17 1/2″
Bobbin capacity: 3-4 ounce
Ratios: 5.5 & 7.25:1
(11 & 14:1 with optional High Speed Kit, see below)
Weight: 12 pounds
Introducing the new updated Kiwi 2 spinning wheel!
New Polyurethane hinges
New Polyurethane conrod joints
Wider spaced treadle boards
Easy bolt and barrel nut assembly
Now includes Sliding Hook Flyer with 1/2″ sliding hooks (accepts larger yarns)
Includes 3 sliding hook flyer bobbins (larger capacity, at 4-5 ounces per bobbin)
Snap-fit front bearing
Built in Lazy Kate
New nylon universal joint
Scotch tensioned, Solid Medium Density Fiberboard wheel. Comes with basic spinning instruction booklet, threading hook, built-in lazy kate, and 3 bobbins.
The Ashford Kiwi comes as a kit wheel — that is, unassembled, with illustrated assembly instructions. If you would like us to assemble your wheel, we can do so, but you will need to arrange to pick it up from us, as the assembled wheels are not “shippable”.