Helga & Her Sister Magda


My last post was about Helga, the Rognvaldson spinning wheel I found in a local antique shop.  Work continues on restoring Helga’s finish, getting her back to her former glory. The work is slow and exacting.  With that in mind, I decided to buy a new spinning wheel to work with as I improve my novice spinning skills.

I would like to introduce you to Helga’s sister, Magda.  Magda is a Kromski Prelude spinning wheel, suitable for newbies like me – not too many bells and whistles.  I’m busy taking a couple Craftsy classes on spinning, and I’ve just discovered that there is a new group in my hometown for spinners, crocheters, knitters & other fiber artists that will be meeting monthly, at a time & location that is convenient for me.  There is an older, larger and well-established guild just across the river from me, but its meetings never seem to jive with my schedule.  I’m excited to try out the new group.

I probably will not make great strides in spinning the next few months, since Summer is upon us and the outdoors is calling me but, at least, I have a start!




About fiberninja

fiber artist, writer, nun
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3 Responses to Helga & Her Sister Magda

  1. Libby says:

    A lovely pair of wheels. I keep promising myself to start using mine again (I’m only a novice too and haven’t done much for some time now!). Hope you enjoy the new group.

  2. Robin says:

    Wish I could do this!

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