- A throbber is a graphic found in a graphical user interface of a computer
program (especially a web browser) that animates to show the user that the
program is performing an action (such as downloading a web page).
- a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by
hand or foot
- A spinning wheel is a device for spinning thread or yarn from natural or
- An apparatus for spinning yarn or thread, with a spindle driven by a wheel
attached to a crank or treadle
Instructor Sarah and helper Cathy sitting with
Jennifer. There are spinning wheels of all types at Yarn School, some ladies
bring their own while Nikol supplies wheels for those who don't. This allows
students to try wheels made by various manufacturers including Majacraft, Louet,
Ashford, Fricke, Schacht, Babe's, Kromski, and Spinolution.
Fricke S[ Fricke Spinning wheel ST-160 Single
treadle. Drive ratios are 5.7:1, 6.8:1, 8.7:1, 12:1, and 19.4:1 LOVE IT!