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Strauch Doffer/Cleaner Brush Louet Table Clamp (w/ bolt & Wingnut) Schacht Dizzy Yarn Gauge and Diz
Strauch Doffer/Cleaner Brush
Our Price: $20.00
Sale Price: $15.00
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The Doffer/Cleaner brush is used to clean the large drum after you have removed the batt. It looks similar to a "Flicker" but with different points. Our Doffers are 2" wide and 4 " long. The pads have " long points spaced 72 per square inch. Use the center portion of the Doffer brush to contact the curve of the large drum. Starting at the seam, swipe the Doffer brush down the drum in the same direction as the teeth on the drum. Continue across the width of the drum. Slowly rotate the drum backwards as you use the brush to clean the entire drum.

If it shows in stock it will ship from Maine. If it is a backorder it will be drop shipped from the factory usually in 6-10 business days.
This is a multi-purpose tool that will become indispensible to both weavers and Spinners. Sporting 1/2 inch and 1 inch measures for gauging wraps per inch for spinners and a sett gauge for weavers. Not to mention that it has a concave center and 2 holes to be a diz.
Strauch Knuckle Saving Batt Pick Valkyrie Comb Pad - Cherry or Walnut Louet Flicker
Strauch Knuckle Saving Batt Pick
Our Price: $30.00
Sale Price: $25.00
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Louet Flicker
Our Price: $36.00
This tool saves your knuckles from painful contact with the teeth of your drum carder while you are removing the batt from the large drum. It will not bend as does a knitting needle. Used correctly, the batt picker also saves the drum and card cloth from becoming damaged.

If it shows in stock it will ship from Maine. If it is a backorder it will be drop shipped from the factory usually in 6-10 business days.
When this pad is clamped or screwed to a table or bench it allows the comber to keep one comb secure and stationary in the upright position. Works with all Valkyrie combs. Clamps are not included.

You can choose Cherry or walnut. We also carry maple comb pads and those can be found HERE

Please note that the pegs on these pads are all maple.

Louet Flicker
Louet Doffer Brush Louet Doffer Pin Strauch Hand Cards - Cotton/Fur (half/Child size)
Louet Doffer Brush
Our Price: $36.00
Louet Doffer Pin
Our Price: $42.00
Strauch Hand Cards - Cotton/Fur (half/Child size)
Our Price: $77.00
Sale Price: $60.00
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(5-1/4" x 4", 255 teeth/sq. inch)

If it shows in stock it will ship from Maine. If it is a backorder it will be drop shipped from the factory usually in 3-10 business days.
Strauch Hand Cards - Wool (half/Child size) Picture shows he full sized cards. THIS LISTING IS FOR THE SMALLER STUDENT SIZED Louet Regular Hand Cards
Strauch Hand Cards - Wool (half/Child size)
Our Price: $84.00
Sale Price: $70.00
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Louet Regular Hand Cards
Our Price: $75.00
(5-3/4" x 4-1/2", 112 teeth/sq. inch)

If it shows in stock it will ship from Maine. If it is a backorder it will be drop shipped from the factory usually in 3-10 business days.
Clemes hand carders are designed to combine comfort and function in a most necessary tool for the hand spinner. They use a maple turned handle that provides a comfortable grip for both small and large hands. The handle is tenoned into an alder wood back, either curved or flat, to ensure long life. The teeth are set in a strong yet flexible backing to provide many years of use. They regularly hear from customers who purchased their carders in the 1970's and are still using them on a regular basis.

Wool Carders

The wool carders have 72 points per square inch and are an excellent all purpose carder for carding any type of wool. The wooden backs measure 5" x 4 5/8".

***Picture shows he full sized cards. THIS LISTING IS FOR THE SMALLER STUDENT SIZED****
Louet Regular Hand Cards
Wooden Felting Board Louet Cotton Hand Cards Valkyrie 12 inch Hackle
Wooden Felting Board
Our Price: $83.00
Louet Cotton Hand Cards
Our Price: $85.00
Valkyrie 12 inch Hackle
Our Price: $85.00
As you rub the wool on the board the ribbed surface accelerates the felting process.

Curved grooves allow soapy water to flow as you rub.

Try making a ball to get a feel for felting: Take a handful of carded wool, pour over it a mixture of hot water (as hot as you can handle) and detergent. Soap powder can be used instead of detergent, but dissolve the powder well in the hot water first. Rub the wet wool between you hands to form a ball, and continue squeezing and rubbing until you have a solid ball of felt. It is surprising how much wool goes into a small ball. Experiment with layers of different colors of wool. Completely cover the entire ball with each felted color, before adding the next layer. The ball can be cut to expose these layers. Rinse the ball in cold water, then hang out to dry.


When in stock, it ships from our shop in Maine. When out of stock (backordered) it will ship from Ashford USA
Louet Cotton Hand Cards Valkyrie 12 inch Hackle

A very sturdy hackle with two rows of straight 4.5 inch long hardened and polished steel tines set in a straight hard-maple base. These hackles easily mount to your work table with clamps (not included) because they have 1 1/2 inch of free space on each end for clamping.

The photo shows both the 12 inch and 18 inch sizes.

Choose your style of fineness from the drop down menu
The Photo shows the curved carders Louet Mini Combs (single row) Valkyrie 18 inch Hackle - choose your tines
Schacht has built a lifetime of service into our hand carders. They have a small lip milled into the rear edge of the paddle to protect the card clothing from becoming worn and the handles have been precisely tenoned into the paddles for superior strength.

These wool carders are 72 points per square inch (an all-purpose carding cloth), All Schacht carders are available with curved or straight backs. Please choose the appropriate choice from the drop down menu.

If it shows in stock it will ship from Maine. If it is a backorder(out of stock) it will be drop shipped from the factory usually in 2-4 weeks
Valkyrie 18 inch Hackle

A very sturdy hackle with two rows of straight 4.5 inch long hardened and polished steel tines set in a straight hard-maple base. These hackles easily mount to your work table with clamps (not included) because they have 1 1/2 inch of free space on each end for clamping.

The photo shows both the 12 inch and 18 inch sizes.

Louet Mini Combs (double row)