A hand picked selection of links to spinning wheels.
Junk Store Treasures
A photo gallery of antique spinning wheels and tools.
Click on the History link at the Toika website to see some of their older looms, wheels and production facilities.
The Nordic Museum has examples of Danish, Finnish, Icelandic costumes, spinning wheels, flax beaters, birch bark shoes, Saami weaving, Swedish mangle boards.
An antique spinning wheel on display at Vilppula Museum in Finland.
Lots of pictures of antique spinning wheels, looms, sewing machines and other equipment: paddles, reeds, shuttles, skein winders, hand cards, temples.
The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
The Practical Spinner’s Guide – Cotton, Flax, Hemp (Practical Spinner’s Guides)
Spin Flax & Cotton: Traditional Techniques with Norman Kennedy
The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning: Being A Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinions On the Noble Art & Craft
The Knitter’s Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber
The Intentional Spinner