Schacht Sidekick Folding Spinning Wheel


Schacht Sidekick. You deserve the "Portable" Cadillac of Spinning Wheels!

Free shipping directly to you!


She's designed to fold easily, yet be a solid spinner.

Here are some of the Sidekick’s features:
-Folds to 21.5" h x 8.25" w x 15" d. Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport. -Lightweight at 13 pounds.
-13.75" drive wheel allows for ratios from 4.25 to 13.75:1.
-Long, comfortable treadles.
-Uses the same bobbins, whorls, and flyer as the Schacht Matchless and Ladybug wheels.
-The Sidekick can be purchased without the bobbin-flyer assembly. (please contact me for this option and to order)
-25" orifice height for comfortable spinning.
-Employs Scotch tension with precise control knob.
-The drive wheel spins on ball bearings.
-The flyer turns on self-aligning bearings.

The Sidekick comes with 3 travel bobbins, fast and medium whorls, threading hook, and adjustable carrying strap.

Also, available to purchase separately: The Sidekick Bulky Plyer Flyer Package, can be added at any time, additional bobbins, whorls, collapsible lazy kate and brand new travel bag! Let me put together a great package for you!

Bulky flyer assembly is shown in the 4th photo for reference only, it is purchased separately from the wheel.


Major Credit Cards, Paypal, Checks, and Money Orders.

You are also welcome to complete your order by phone. 517-643-9968.

Shipping from United States

All items are shipped via USPS 1st Class Mail or Priority Mail (weight based).

I will happily ship straight to a giftee as well as include a personal note as requested, just leave me the info in the note to seller at checkout.


All hand-dyed fibers, yarns, and finished goods are final sales.

Spinning and weaving equipment are covered by limited warranties that are provided by each company.

Legal imprint