In 1934 Walter Ashford founded Ashford Handicrafts Ltd, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality spinning wheels, weaving looms and textile equipment.
Today, together with their loyal team, Ashford have produced over 900,000 wheels and looms.
They use the finest Beech hardwood, sourced from sustainably managed forests with Forest Stewardship Council approval.
Ashford wheels, looms and carders are the result of more than 80 years’ experience, customer feedback, research and development. The products are available in natural wood or finished with eco-friendly water-based lacquer. They are designed to be simple, easy to assemble and finish and fun to use.
Experience the joy and pleasure of creating your own unique yarns, fabric, garments, and homeware using Ashford wheels, carders, looms, fibres and yarns. Relax knowing your crafts are sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly.