This is the low-whorl drop spindle with the whorl near the bottom of the spindle.
These Drop Spindles add a fun twist to spinning, making it more dynamic. The drop spindle has a lot of history behind it, having been used for many hundreds if not thousands of years ago. It is a great way of creating the exact kind and color of wool you want, and adds a handmade beauty to any knitting project. This spindle is for spinning wool only.