When I took a class from Sarah Anderson in August, a very nice woman, Debra, sat next to me. She had the coolest set up on her wheel, thanks to her clever husband.
Come look. Can you guess what this is?
What is it?
A removable bobbin winder for her Lendrum!
On board bobbin winder
Here it is in action. It is so simple and brilliant!
It was turned on a lathe from a dowel. I really want one, for all of my wheels. Have any of you brilliant spinners seen something like this for sale anywhere? Or maybe I can figure it out with PVC, hmmmm. Have I mentioned I love gadgets?
The fabulous Barbara at Denise has donated two Denise2Go interchangeable needle sets for giveaways.
This clever little kit is a pretty perfect – throw it in your purse in case of a knitting emergency – knitting needle set. Mine has been put to use many times when I’ve had a yarn buying emergency. Here’s what it has in it:
The case is hand-sewn from designer cottons and contains:
- 6 pairs of knitting needles, US#5-#10 (3.75 â€“ 6mm)
- 1 G6 (4mm) crochet hook
- 3 cords, 14, 16 and 19″ (36, 41 and 48cm)
- 2 end buttons and 1 extender
- Needles, hook and cords are all colored to coordinate with the rosy case.
Retail price, $49.95
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