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Schacht Spinning Wheels - Sidekick (PREORDER)

You may place your order for a SIDEKICK HERE AND IT WILL SHIP IN 2 - 4 WEEKS.

The Sidekick is Schachts folding travel wheel, great for cross-country or cross-town trips. Schacht's newest spinning wheel, designed to fold easily, yet be a solid spinner.

Here are some of the Sidekick’s features: Folds to 21.5 x 8.25 x 15. Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport. Lightweight at 13 pounds. 13.75in drive wheel allows for ratios from 4.25 to 13.75:1. Long, comfortable treadles. Uses the same bobbins, whorls, and flyer as the Schacht Matchless and Ladybug wheels. 25in orifice height for comfortable spinning. And it comes with a carry bag!

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, and adjustable carrying strap.