Our midi sized spindle, it is a blend of the mini and micro for the arms with a shaft stepped down to acommodate.
The midi weighs .8 ounce or 22 grams.
This spindle has arms that are blended from one color to another-Sun Yellow to Candy Apple Red. The shaft is Candy Apple Red. This spindle is ready to ship and no substitutions will be allowed.
These spindles are made from PLA, which may soften in high heat. A warm sunny day outside is fine, but a closed car, even on a cloudy day, or on top of a radiator, might be a problem. If you wouldn’t leave chocolate there, maybe think twice about leaving your spindle there.
**If you are outside of the US, please note that once I send your package, it may take between 10 days and 2 months to arrive. This is based on the actual times we have seen for past shipments.**
From Julie R--
“TurtleMade spindles are fantastic spinning tools! I bought my first one for the sheer fun of a 3-D printed spindle in a cool color. It’s much more than a cool spindle, though, it is an excellent spindle. It, and all its friends in my TurtleMade collection, are beautifully balanced, and spin fast, level, and forever, even with my wonky flicks. When I received my Nano, I thought, “Well, it’s really cute, but it won’t spin that well, it’s too small and light.” Wrong! It spins silk mawata like a tiny purple tornado. I have a Standard, which I’m currently using for plying, and it just spins and spins and spins.
I have some very expensive, very pretty, wooden Turkish spindles. They don’t spin nearly as well as the TurtleMade turks. I offered to write this endorsement because I’m such a fan of TurtleMade spindles. Try one, and you’ll be a fan, too.”
Shipping & policies
My first line of shipping is USPS First Class. I try to have every yarn and fiber sale out into the hands of the postal service within one business day of a sale. For spindles and fiber tools that are 3D printed, I try to have those orders out within 3-4 days but ask that you allow 2 weeks. In the event of a delay in filament delivery or printing issues on my end, I will notify you.
Insurance is always an option if a buyer wishes to purchase it, as is faster shipping.
Returns & exchanges
If you feel that an item is not as described then please convo me so that we can discuss the discrepancy. I don't want unhappy customers but PLEASE READ the description to make certain what you are buying.
I am happy to take on custom orders, just convo me with your wants and we can discuss pricing. When we have reached an agreement, I will make a listing reserved for you so that both of us have some protection.