So, you know how I love my trindles? And I love support spinning on my tibetan? Well, trindle has a supported spindle. Since I didn’t love my spanish peacock russian, I sold that and decided to get a supported trindle. (SST) It showed up on my snow day, I noticed it around the time I went out to shovel the very bottom of the driveway. So once I came in, I pulled out some loop samples and gave it a whirl. The shaft is carbon fiber, so it makes a bit of a noise in my pottery bowl, but it spins like a dream! I have faceted bumblebee agate beads for it, they are a heavy mediumweight so it just spins forabsolutelyever.
Now, at least one of my friends will laugh at this next bit, as I am not in the habit of naming my spindles, but this one is totally getting the name “bumblebee.” Partly because of the beads and partly because it amuses me and makes me think of college.