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Ladybug Spinning Wheel

SKU: LB6601


SKU: LB6601 Category:


The Ladybug Spinning Wheel is friendly to entry-level spinners. It’s 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 convenient 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 can be used in Scotch tension and double drive modes. It comes with medium and fast flyer whorls; add the extra slow, slow, high, and super high speed whorls for a wide range of ratios.

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

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Treadle Design Double Treadle
Drive Band Systems
  • Scotch Tension
  • Double Drive
  • Bobbin Lead
Orifice Height 27″
Orifice Diameter .375
Drive Wheel 16″
Bobbin Size and Weight 3″x4.5″; 3.5oz
Threading Hook .5oz
Weight 13.5 lbs.
Shipping Weight 23 lbs.
Shipping Size 32″ x 19″ x 7″

Whorl Specifications

Product #

Product name


WS6708 Extra Slow Speed Whorl 3.2:1 and 3.6:1
WS6704 Slow Speed Whorl 4.7:1 and 5.5:1
WS6706 Medium Speed Whorl 6.5:1 and 8.0:1
WS6707 Fast Speed Whorl 9.0:1 and 10.5:1
WS6705 High Speed Whorl* 11.5:1 and 14:1
WS6709 Super High Speed Whorl* 12.0:1 and 14.5:1



  • 3 travel bobbins
  • medium and fast whorls
  • orifice hook
  • poly drive band
  • cotton double drive band
  • manual

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Accessories Available:

  • Bulky Plyer Flyer
  • Extra slow, slow, high speed, and super high speed whorls
  • Ladybug Lazy Kate (attaches to wheel)
  • Schacht Tensioned Lazy Kate (freestanding)


Ladybug assembly manual (new MOA since March 2015)

Ladybug assembly manual (old MOA through March 2015)



Additional information

Weight 13.5 lbs
Dimensions 32 × 17 × 19 in