Bonjour et Bienvenue à The Spinning Wheel!
Thank you for visiting The Spinning Wheel @ Chez Darlene. Our business began in 1986 with knitting instructions and cone yarns for new machine knitters. Over the years we released multiple books, patterns and design disks for all levels of knitters. Our easy to follow instructions make even advanced techniques appear simple and easy. We are an ever changing design studio focusing on the needs of our clients by providing high quality products and instruction. Our studio offers a unique combination of Knitting, Quilting & Machine Embroidery. For the knitter we offer a nice selection of cone yarns, designer hand knitting yarns, knitting notions, accessories, and books. Our trips to France inspire our designs for the sewing & quilting side of the business. You will find imported French Toiles, Provencal Cottons, French inspired Cotton fabrics, cotton bamboo blend batting, threads, notions and more. The fabrics are also used to create our own line of Quilted Market Bags, Aprons, Insulated Wine & Lunch Totes along with other gift items. Some samples of our ready made gift items are shown on the site along with our books. Our site is not all inclusive of what we have available. It is only meant to provide you with an idea of what we offer. We are a full line Floriani Authorized Dealer and are excited to offer you Floriani Stabilizers & Threads, the Floriani Chrome Needles by Schmetz available exclusively from Floriani dealers plus the full line of embroidery designs & software. We have also added Anita Goodesign to our product line and are hosting workshops! Please sign up for our newsletter to keep up with our classes, workshops and news!