Ashford e-Spinner 3
Let the Ashford e-Spinner 3 make spinning your wool faster and easier. With its optional 12 volt car cord and battery pack, it is the perfect spinning wheel to take with you on holiday, fitting perfectly in your car or caravan. With a quick and easy bobbin change, plus sliding hook flyer and frictionless yarn guides, the e-Spinner 3 makes spinning and plying your yarn a breeze
If you’re looking for convenience, then meet the ultimate electric spinning wheel, Ashfords eSpinner 3. It’s compact and lightweight, ideal for your on-the-go adventures. With its robust motor, you’ll experience seamless and steady spinning every time. This nifty gadget is the smallest, lightest, and most flexible electronic spinner out there. So, pack it up and take it along on all your journeys. It’s the perfect companion for spinning wherever life takes you.
- Smooth lacquer finish
- Quick and easy bobbin change with snap-in flyer bearing.
- Comfortable spinning and plying, with a sliding hook flyer, frictionless yarn guides, 15mm (5/8in) orifice and reducer bush.
- The Ashford e-Spinner 3 has a quiet yet powerful 12 volt DC 2.0 amp 70 watt motor with soft start and variable speed from 0-1800 rpm.
- The optional 12 volt car cord enables you to use it in your car, caravan, RV, or boat with a battery pack.
- Light weight only 2kg (4.4lbs)
- Compact only 26 x 14 x 21.5cm (10¼ x 5½ x 8½ins)
- Padded carry bag with shoulder straps
- Three jumbo bobbins, 225gm (8oz) capacity
- Tensioned lazy kate
- Bottle of oil
- On/off foot controller
|12volt dc 2.0amp 70w
|– 3 jumbo bobbins single drive lacquered
– tensioned lazy kate
– wooden threading hook
– learn to spin booklet
– padded carry bag with shoulder straps
– bottle of oil
– on/off foot controller
– 12v mains power cord
Why is an e-spinner a good choice for spinning wool?
The Ashford E-Spinner offers brilliant control, allowing you to adjust speed and tension with ease. Plus, it’s more portable than regular spinning wheels, making it convenient for spinning on the go. Moreover, an e-spinner saves your energy as you don’t have to treadle continuously. It’s beginner-friendly, with features like auto-pause and reverse spin. In short, the e-spinner takes your wool spinning to a whole new level!
What are the benefits of using an electric spinning wheel?
Using an electric spinning wheel, such as the Ashford e-spinner, over a treadle-style spinning wheel offers several advantages. Although the choice between the two ultimately depends on personal preferences and specific spinning needs. Here are some potential benefits of using an electric spinning wheel:
Efficiency and Speed:
Electric spinning wheels are often more efficient and faster than treadle wheels. The Ashford eSpinner in particular has a soft start and variable speed from 0-1800 rpm. The electric motor allows for consistent and controlled spinning, which can be especially helpful when working on larger or time-sensitive projects.
Ease of Use:
Electric spinning wheels can be easier for beginners to learn since they require less coordination between foot movement and hand drafting. This can result in a quicker learning curve for new spinners.
Reduced Physical Strain:
Treadle-style spinning wheels require continuous foot movement, which can lead to fatigue or strain, especially during extended spinning sessions. Electric spinning wheels eliminate the need for constant footwork, reducing physical stress on the spinner. This is particularly helpful for those with mobility issues and arthritis.
Electric Spinning Wheels offer Variable Speeds:
Many electric spinning wheels come with adjustable speed settings, allowing spinners to customize their spinning experience. This feature is particularly useful for experimenting with different yarn thicknesses or textures.
E-Spinners are easily Portable:
Some electric spinning wheels are more compact and lightweight than traditional treadle wheels, making them easier to transport. This can be an advantage for spinners who attend workshops, events, or spinning groups.
Consistent Tension is easier with an espinner:
Electric spinning wheels often provide more consistent tension, resulting in a more even and predictable yarn. This can be beneficial for spinners who require precision in their work, such as when creating yarns for specific projects.
Electric spinning wheels are generally quieter than treadle wheels. This can be advantageous for spinners who prefer a quieter spinning environment or who live in shared spaces where noise may be a consideration.
It’s important to note that both electric and treadle-style spinning wheels have their dedicated enthusiasts, and the choice between them is often a matter of personal preference. Some spinners enjoy the rhythm and connection to tradition that comes with using a treadle wheel, while others appreciate the convenience and features offered by electric models. Ultimately, the best spinning wheel for an individual depends on their spinning style, preferences, and specific needs.
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