Roberta Electronic Spinning WheelThe Roberta electronic spinning wheel by Ertoel is versatile, efficient, much quieter than other electric wheels on the market, and it does not interfere with television reception. Adjustable speed control, up to 1200 rpm,120 volts, forward and reverse. 5/8" orifice. Beautifully made from dark Tasmanian myrtle, the Combo model includes three bobbins (2 standard 5-ounce and one Jumbo), a flyer with single sliding hook that accommodates all bobbins and a built-in 2-bobbin lazy Kate. (New models now also feature a plug-in socket for the optional pause control.)
The Roberta weighs only 12 lbs. and is easily transported. Dimensions: 8 1/2"high by 10 1/2" wide and 11" deep. 10-year warranty on the electric motor; one year warranty on everything else.
Options: Carry Bag, Pause Control & choice of single or dual power output (120 volt and 12 volt so you can use your spinner in the car).
WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED WITH A ROBERTA SPINNING WHEEL:
carded fiber (or raw fleece and
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.)