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Kromski Minstrel - drop ships

Kromski Minstrel - drop ships

Regular price $835.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $835.00 USD
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The Kromski Minstrel is a traditional castle style wheel. The true definition of a castle wheel is simply a wheel where the flyer, orifice and mother of all are located in direct position above the drive wheel in a tall, castle-like fashion. This beautiful wheel offers the compact, vertical orientation of today’s modern wheels without sacrificing the Old World elegance and refinement that Kromski is known for.  

Specifications :

  • Beautiful European Alder and Birch wood
  • Wheel Diameter: 18 inches (45 cm) 
  • Orifice Circumference: 3/8" (10 mm)
  • Standard Whorl Ratios: 6.5, 8.5, 12 and 16:1
  • Durable leather bearing on front maiden
  • Sturdy brass bearings at wheel hub
  • Hushed plastic bearings in bobbins
  • Single Drive with Scotch Tension or Double Drive
  • Double Treadle
  • Built-In Lazy Kate (2 bobbin capacity)
  • Total Wheel weight: 12 lbs (5.5kg)


Each wheel comes with your choice of one (1) of the following:

  • 2 additional bobbins to match your wheel
  • Large Niddy Noddy to match your wheel 
  • 24 oz of Polish Merino - click here for options. You can either pick 3 different colors (8 oz each) or 24 oz of the same color. 

* Please enter a note at check-out for which freebie you'd like with your wheel. 


  • Shipped directly from the Kromski warehouse in Florida ensuring you are receiving the most current model available.

Additional Accessories Available for the Minstrel:

  • Jumbo whorl with 4.5:1 ratio 
  • Minstrel Bag
  • Great Jumbo Flyer Set - A must have for art yarn spinners!! 
  • Jumbo Flyer 
  • Distaff

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