Sidekick Spinning Wheel

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  • Regular price $887.00
  • Will be in stock after


The Sidekick is Schacht’s travel spinning wheel. It’s designed to fold easily, yet be a solid spinner. Features:
  • Folds to 21.5″ h x 8.25″ w x 15″ d
  • Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport
  • Lightweight at 13 pounds
  • 13.7″ drive wheel
  • Ratios from 4:1 to 13:1
  • Long, comfortable treadles
  • Uses the same bobbins, whorls, and flyer as the Schacht Matchless, Flatiron, and Ladybug wheels. The Sidekick can be purchased without the bobbin-flyer assembly if you already own one of these wheels. This wheel does come with the bobbin-flyer assembly.
  • 25″ orifice height for comfortable spinning
  • Employs Scotch tension with precise control knob
  • The drive wheel spins on ball bearings. The flyer turns on self-aligning bearings.
  • Drive band tension adjuster allows for all whorls to be used with one drive band

The Sidekick comes with 3 travel bobbins, fast and medium whorls, threading hook, adjustable carrying strap, and durable carry bag.

Also included with the Sidekick spinning wheel purchase from Threadbender Yarn Shop is $50 in free fiber, free assembly (unless you are having it shipped to you), and one free lesson in the store.