The Sonata is a marriage between the classic
architecture and design concepts shared with all other Kromski
wheels and the functional needs of a wheel that folds.
Made of European alder or birch, it is a full-size spinning wheel
that packs away as a small package, making it perfect for traveling,
guild and festival gatherings, or storage when not in use.
Double treadles make it easy to use, even for a beginner, and
comfortable even for long spinning sessions. The bobbins hold
a full 4 oz. of yarn and they fit on all of the other Kromski
spinning wheels. It features single drive with Scotch tension,
and the usual turnings and craftsmanship one expects from the
The Sonata is a perfect wheel for traveling or for a first wheel.
• Wheel diameter is 19", folded dimensions are 19" by 22"
• 3/8" orifice, 30–32" high
• Includes 3 bobbins, threading hook, on-board lazy kate, and spinning wheel oil
• Ratios: 6.7, 12.5, and 14 to 1
• Bearings on crank
• Single drive with Scotch tension
• Weight is 11.5 lbs
• Optional: jumbo flyer, faster flyer, and padded carry bag
The Kromskis have put a lot of thought into the Sonata. Full size
yet small dimensions when folded, easy to set-up and take down,
solid feel, solid footprint, plenty of foot room, easy treadling
on double treadles, orifice at a comfortable height and classic
Spokes that draw your attention, every piece of wood with cuts,
curves, and character—this is an appealing spinning wheel
that is a pleasure to use.