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Louet Spinning Wheels

Louet Spinning Wheels

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Louet wheels treadle lightly, are low maintenance and nearly adjustment free and can be modified with accessories for the expert spinner.

Louet wheels were originally geared towards spinning medium to heavy yarns. Although bobbins and flyers are available for spinning this type of yarn, the standard wheels have been redesigned to be more suitable for spinning fine to medium yarns. The orifice on the standard wheel is sufficiently large (12.5 mm or 1/2") as are the bobbins, (180-250 gr capacity), to allow you to create novelty yarns.
Wheels come equipped with a two bobbin lazy kate.

Technically all Louet models are the same. Each wheel has a single belt bobbin drive with an adjustable flyer brake to regulate the tension. The flexible belts are made of polyurethane and never have to be adjusted.

All wheels are packed and shipped partially assembled in a flat box. The required assembly consists quite simply of tightening two nuts for which tools and instructions are provided. The shipping weight is 17-18 lbs.

Wheels are made of laminated hardwood with a "birch" exterior finish.


We sell all Louet Spinning Wheels with Free Shipping within Continental U.S. 
Plus 
$25 - $50 Gift Certificate - to use as you wish on a future order*
or 
Free Mini or Regular Beginners Spinning Kit ($25.00 - $49.95 value).

*Cannot be used to discount the wheel. See product detail page for details on deals.

WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED WITH A LOUET SPINNING WHEEL:
- Carded fiber (or raw fleece and handcards)
- 3 or more bobbins
- Niddy noddy or skeinwinder
- Lazy Kate, preferably tensioned (if not with wheel)
- Book ("Hands on Spinning") or Video ("Spinning Wool - Basics and Beyond”)

Nice to have, in ranked order:
1. Fine flyer, jumbo flyer, spinning stool or chair, swift and either ballwinder or nostepinne
2. Spinning gauge, extra bobbins, lace flyer.)

Louet S40 Limited Edition Spinning Wheel

Louet S40 Limited Edition Spinning Wheel

Original product description from 1974: For people who like to spin outside (on holidays, with friends or just out there) Louët has developed a spinning wheel that can easily be carried around. The small size (30x40x17 cm) and hat box design makes it very portable. It is a right foot, single treadle wheel with a delta orifice and Scotch tension flyer. The wheel is comes with three bobbins and a built-in lazy kate.

Louet S80 Spinning Wheel

Louet S80 Spinning Wheel

Louet S80 Olivia Double Treadle Spinning Wheel
The S80 Olivia Wheel is unfinished, features scotch tension, and is a classic style with the same ratios as the Julia.

Louet S90 - Limited Edition

Louet S90 - Limited Edition

The Louet S90 Ultimate Wheel is making a special appearance for spinning aficionados and wheel collectors alike. Previously discontinued, they're bringing it back for a limited-edition production run of 50. Each spinning wheel of this special edition will be adorned with the autograph of the designer: Jan Louet.

Louet S17

Louet S17

This single treadle wheel is designed with the budget conscious spinner in mind! Ball bearing operation, easy treadling, and a well balanced wheel that won’t disappoint!

Louet S10

Louet S10

The S10 Concept wheel lets You build your own wheel, from the ground up. S10 wheels are the easiest ever to teach spinning with, or to learn on.

Louet Julia

Louet Julia

Based on the Louet Victoria and easy to assemble and disassemble, this is a full-sized, upright wheel featuring Scotch tension.

Louet S95 Victoria

Louet S95 Victoria

Compact, folds and very portable. Weighing only 8 lbs makes it light enough to go anywhere. The wheel comes ready-to-spin. Handy carry bag is available.

Louet Parts & Accessories

Louet Parts & Accessories

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