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FREE stand-alone Lazy Kate, and 1 additional bobbin (for a total of four).

$750. delivered

The best way to describe this wheel is a Victoria version of the S51DT. Bobbins, flyer and the Scotch tension are the same as on the Victoria.

There are four ratios, which are: 1:6, 1:8.5, 1:12.5, 1:19. An optional high speed set, which is also the same set as the Victoria uses, provides an extra 1:27 ratio and make it easier to treadle the 1:19 on the Julia. See High Speed Kit info under Victoria.

A removable insert provides two orifice sizes (12mm and 8mm).
Orifice height 27.5"
Drive wheel diameter 19.5"

All rotating parts run on ball bearings for smooth operation, while the unit itself is constructed out of beech and birch plywood, smoothly lacquered. Wheels are made of laminated hardwood with a "birch" exterior finish.

The base with treadles can be easily disassembled from the upright with the main wheel (unit does not fold) for easy transportation. Will fit into a suitcase.

The optional tensioned stand-alone Lazy Kate will hold three bobbins.


$765. oak    $745. beech

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The Victoria, portability at its best! This wheel comes finished, is available in either Beech or Oak, and is entirely portable! Folded, the Victoria measures 22 x 14.5 x 5.5 inches and weighs only 6.5lbs. It comes with a lazy kate and three bobbins.

Ratios: 1:6 - 1:8 - 1:10.5 - 1:16.6.
Bobbin capacity: about 140 gr (5 ounces).
Orifice: 9 mm (3/8")
Scotch tension
Bobbin $36.50

The Victoria fits perfectly in the bag that can be purchased separately. This bag can be carried as a hand bag, a shoulder bag or a back pack.

Julia & Victoria High Speed Set - $238.50
This high speed fits both the Victoria and Julia. It contains a flyer, 3 bobbins, a small whorl (you have to add this to the existing whorl) and a hook for threading the yarn through the orifice and the flyer hole. The image is of the beech set, but in the oak set the flyer disc and the hook handle are oak. The orifice is 5 mm, but you can take out the inserts and have an 8 or 12 mm orifice. Ratio's are 1:20 and 1:30.
Bobbin $36.50
Beech or Oak




S10 - The wheel that made Louet famous

Louet, oh Louet! My first spinning wheel, an old S10 made of oak, is a permanent part of our family. This little workhorse spends much of her time in the homes of new spinners, helping them to master the art with minimum stress. The ease of tensioning and firm takeup of the original-style Louet wheels is very much a plus for the beginning spinner.

It used to be that a Louet was a Louet, and the only decision you needed to make was what you wanted your Louet to look like. Not anymore!

The Louet wheels were originally geared towards spinning medium to heavy yarns. Although bobbins and flyers are available for spinning this type of yarn (see spinning accessories: bulky flyer), the standard wheel has been redesigned to be more suitable for spinning fine to medium yarns. The orifice and bobbins on the standard wheels are large enough to allow you to create novelty yarns. All wheels come with three bobbins and a two-bobbin lazy kate.

The S10, S10dt, and S17 models have a single belt bobbin drive with an adjustable flyer brake to regulate the yarn takeup. The flexible belts are made of polyurethane and require no adjustments. Maintenance-free ball bearings in the main hub and at the footman connection require no lubrication and provide easy, smooth treadling.

The Julia and Victoria are scotch tension single drive wheels with a polyurethane drive band.

Assembly of a Louet takes about five minutes, and the wheel can be taken apart again if you want to box it to take it on a trip. Wheels are crafted in beech and birch (Victoria in beech or oak), and come either unfinished or with a durable lacquer finish.


- 20" drive wheel
- Bobbin drive, brake on flyer
- Orifice: 1/2" No hook needed
- Heel/toe action treadle
- Bobbin capacity 4-7 oz.
- Standard bobbin ratios: 5.5, 7.5, 10.5:1
- Speed bobbin ratios: 6.5, 9.5, 15:1
- Bulky bobbin ratios: 4.2, 5, 6.2:1

S17 Spinning wheel, unfinished kit - $330.00
                                   (shown with skeinwinder)

Spinning wheels
S10 The Original w/hole, clear finish $590.00
S10DT Original with double-treadle, clear finish $699.00
S17 The Everyday, solid wheel, single-treadle, unfinished kit $350.00
The Julia double treadle, clear finish $750.00
S95 DT Victoria, beech, double-treadle, folding wheel, finished $745.00
S96 DT Victoria, oak, double-treadle, folding wheel, finished $765.00
Carry bag for Victoria $156.50

Please state model of wheel when ordering accessories
Bobbin, standard or high-speed - $36.95
Bobbin, bulky $46.95
Bobbin, fat core for fine yarns $61.95each
High-speed spinning set $283.95
3 fatcore bobbins, 1 high-speed flyer, 1 drive band
Victoria/Julia High-speed spinning set $238.50
Flyers $99.95
 Bulky (wide), standard, & high-speed flyers. High-speed flyer has sliding guide hook.
Call if you have questions about your needs.



Want big skeins?

Louet Bulky Flyer & Bobbin

The wide flyer is a full inch wider than the standard flyer, and the bobbin holds a lot more yarn. Clear lacquer finish. Orifice: 1/2".

Bulky/Wide Flyer $99.95
Bobbin, bulky $46.95/each
Flyer/bobbin set (as shown) $142.95

Drive belt, black, for all wheels - Please state model $13.95

Bobbin bearing $4.25/each case you lose a bearing from the end of your bobbin..
Footman-treadle connector $10.95
 ..the little piece that rarely breaks, but if it does....

Distaff $122.00
Skeinwinders: $117. to $170. depending on model. Please call.
4-bobbin Lazy Kate for single and double-treadle wheels. State model. Inquire for price.
...Extension bar & rack includes 2 bobbins. Fits on wheel.
Lazy kate, replacement rack only, holds 2 bobbins $23.95  
Detta's Spindle

2592 Geggen-Tina Rd, Maple Plain, MN 55359 
Phone 763-479-2886 
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