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Schacht Ladybug

Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel

The Ladybug Spinning Wheel is friendly to entry-level spinners, easy to treadle, easy to take with you, and…as cute as a bug! The Ladybug has the characteristic solid Schacht construction and its unique design is both functional and charming. Designed-in carrying handles in the legs and light weight make the Ladybug easy to pick up and transport. An optional attached tensioned Lazy Kate integrates into the front leg and makes it easy to take along, too!

The Ladybug Spinning Wheel uses Scotch tension, and can also be used in double drive mode. The Ladybug comes with medium and fast flyer whorls; the slow and high speed whorls can also be used for a wide range of ratios.

Included with each Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel are a poly drive band, threading hook, three travel bobbins, medium and fast whorls, and double drive band. Each Ladybug Spinning Wheel is unique (somewhere on your wheel is your very own Ladybug pal).


  • - Wheel diameter: 16"
  • - Orifice: 3/8"
  • - Ratios: 7:1, 9:1, 10.5:1, & 12.5:1
  • - Weight: 12.5 lbs
  • - Height: 29"

You can use your Matchless bobbins and whorls on this portable wheel!

Optional: tensioned attached Lazy Kate (attaches easily to the front leg & accommodates up to 4 bobbins), slow speed whorl, high speed whorl, extra bobbins (regular and high speed - see below under "bobbins").

Free Introductory Spinning Kit with the Purchase of a Ladybug.