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Yarn Swift and Ball Winder.

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1 yarn swift ; 1 ball winder ; 1 folder with instructions.





Read Instructions Carefully submitted by sara on June 13, 2015, 10:32am If you've never used a yarn swift before, read the instructions carefully. Somehow I ended up with a tangled mess of yarn and only a little bit wound in a ball.

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GREAT if you want to try one! submitted by nsvinicki on August 9, 2017, 1:48pm I have never needed to use a yarn swift until I bought my first skein of nice alpaca yarn, and this helped me wind it into a perfect ball! Do read the instructions first, and make sure you're gentle with it!

Love being able to check one out submitted by wellscai on August 25, 2017, 11:20am Yarn swifts are the sort of thing you only need twice a year, but when you need it, you NEED it. I loved that I could just check one out instead of having to purchase one, and it worked really well. Just be sure to read the directions!

So convenient! submitted by lauramason89 on July 25, 2018, 1:59pm Every knitter has to wind a hank into a ball at some point. It's so nice to have the option to check this great tool out from the library instead of investing time and space in owning one yourself. I've checked out this tool several times and it's always worked perfectly! Easy and convenient. I definitely recommend googling how to set it up and how to use it if you've never used one before.

Cool tool submitted by Dewi Lumban Toruan on August 1, 2018, 8:14am I like learning using this tool. However, I still having difficulty with it. But I do admit the usefulness tho.

Useful submitted by JY 2005 on August 26, 2018, 11:27am Very convenient to use and helpful when needing to wind yarn into a ball.

GO SLOW submitted by KirstenHerold on May 20, 2019, 2:09pm I mean it, go slow. If you go slow, and use your thumb to hold the spindle/ eye away from the ball, you should be fine. IF it starts making a funny noise, STOP. Something is awry. But I agree that it is great the library has these because the two tools -- swift and winder -- cost about $100 to buy.

cool submitted by c_zhang on June 19, 2019, 7:58pm Really convenient and pretty easy to use.

Yarn Swift and Ball Winder. submitted by Varshini on July 3, 2019, 4:12pm This tool saved me a lot of time and energy. Great for winding string.

This is mesmerizing submitted by Aimless on August 6, 2019, 10:31pm I love using this to make yarn balls. It is my go to

Super resource submitted by gem on August 17, 2019, 10:01am It just works! How helpful and time-saving this tool is!

What The? submitted by Whitetnchina on July 22, 2020, 10:12am This looks so facinating!

helpful submitted by jasonc1177 on July 25, 2021, 10:17pm If you've never used a yarn swift before, read the instructions carefully. Somehow I ended up with a tangled mess of yarn and only a little bit wound in a ball.

Great! submitted by runslikeagirl on June 29, 2023, 2:18pm The yarn swift is so helpful to have, particularly for yarn buried in my stash that I'm finally ready to use. I've found the edge of the kitchen counter as the best place to set up the swift and winder.

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