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Old 03-25-2014, 07:33 PM   #1
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BlueBonnet wheels?
I am getting either a BlueBonnet Honeybee or Thimble for my birthday.

http://www.woolery.com/store/pc/Blue...heels-c610.htm

Anyone have one or used one? Thoughts?

Most wheels are far too expensive and the 'cheapest' wheel by Schacht is made out of MDF!
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Old 03-26-2014, 12:28 PM   #2
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A good spinning friend of mine in MN has a Thimble as her traveling wheel (she has a flock of others at home). Here is what she says about it,

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I travel with my Bluebonnet Thimble - which is BASED on the MajaCraft design- and it will spin anything- thick, thin, bulky, artyarn, long draw, woolen, worsted, or inch worm. The treadling is "gaited" and momentum driven more like a single treadle wheel with a dead spot at the apex of the circle- as opposed to a continual circular rotary kind of treading that you get with MajaCrafts. Once you are used to it- it is perfectly natural- but there are those who neve get used to that feature and opt for a different wheel
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Hopefully it will be OK for me...
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When you get it, pictures are mandatory!!
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In earlyish May, I hope...
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