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SpinOlution Hopper Spinning Wheels

Original price $1,165.00 - Original price $2,182.00
Original price
$1,165.00 - $2,182.00
Current price $1,165.00
Style: Wheel + 8 oz Flyer

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The Hopper is SpinOlution’s first spinning wheel engineered for spinners wanting a unique wheel that could be taken easily to festivals, fairs, and on the go. With a carrying handle on the back of the flyer head, carrying this wheel is like carrying a suitcase.  This unique travel wheel has state of the art SpinOlution engineering, with multiple speeds, for a smooth spinning experience.

All SpinOlution products are built to order and then shipped directly to you. Standard delivery time is within 2 weeks.

Chair height and leg extension are the biggest factors when you are spinning on the Hopper. We recommend a low chair, with adequate lumbar support, and positioning the wheel so that you can gently treadle with the balls of your feet and ankles without feeling any “effort” in your legs. If you notice that you can “feel it” in your calves or shins, try a different chair. We call this “The Goldilocks Effect” - when the chair is “just right” the Hopper feels “just right”. 

One of our favorite features of the SpinOlution wheel collection is the Magnetic Hook Orifice & Bobbins. Set-up is easy & you'll be spinning in no time with your Firefly! SpinOlution Firefly wheels come standard with the most efficient whorl on the market, the Golden Whorl, promising a 30% energy savings.

The open hook orifice allows you to spin bulky, ply creative, or add embellishments. A tube orifice accessory is also available to add to any flyer head if you prefer spinning with a closed orifice.

INCLUDED (all Hopper models):

  • Hopper Wheel
  • Three Bobbins (bobbin size will vary per wheel style)
  • Flyer (size will vary per wheel style)
  • Drive Band

Complete Wheel Packages:


  • 8oz Flyer Head
  • 16oz Flyer Head
  • Three 8oz Bobbins
  • Three 16oz Bobbins
  • Tube & Hook Orifice Bars
  • Skein Winder
  • Lazy Kate


  • 8oz Flyer Head
  • 32oz Flyer Head
  • Three 8oz Bobbins
  • Three 32oz Bobbins
  • Tube & Hook Orifice Bars
  • Skein Winder
  • Lazy Kate


  • 16oz Flyer Head
  • 32oz Flyer Head
  • Three 16oz Bobbins
  • Three 32oz Bobbins
  • Tube & Hook Orifice Bars
  • Skein Winder
  • Lazy Kate


  • Spin Fine to Bulky
  • Open Hook Orifice
  • Magnetic Bobbins
  • Easy Uptake Tension Knob
  • Easy Drive Band Change
  • Quiet Operation
  • Ergonomic Design
  • Small Footprint
  • Stationary Floor Grips
  • Heavy Duty Construction
  • Warp Resistant Wood
  • Made in the USA

Wheel Details:

  • Flyer Guides: Pegs
  • Flyer Options: 8 oz, 16 oz & 32 oz
  • Kate: No Kate Included
  • Weight: 13+ pounds
  • Height: 20.5 inches
  • Orifice Height: 21 inches
  • Width: 16 inches open, 7.5 inches closed
  • Length: 18.5 inches (at the treadle)
  • Wood: Baltic Birch
  • Finish: Lacquered

Hopper Ratio Guide - CLICK HERE

Looking for quality rovings to compliment your beautiful new spinning wheel? Look no further, shop roving here!

Warning: The lacquer finish Spinolution uses on their wheels contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. California law requires this warning to be given to all customers in the State of California.