Yarn swift

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Project by MrMe posted 06-02-2014 09:52 PM 1645 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a yarn swift I made for my wife who knits like a grandma on crack. She unravels the new skeins and places the yarn around the dowels then uses the winder to make a “cake”, which makes it easier to knit without everything getting tangled. Nothing fancy about the construction, just notched pairs to make the crosspieces and holes to hold the dowels. The upper crosspiece rests on a bearing to reduce friction. Works great!

-- I thought I wanted a job - turns out I just wanted a paycheck.

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#1 posted 06-03-2014 01:17 AM

This is Excellent! Nice job ~ I guess it was your first sentence that really got my attention ”wife who knits like a grandma on crack” ROFL!
Keep up the Great Work!!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#2 posted 06-03-2014 01:30 AM

I needed a good laugh today and your grandma sentence provided that!! Thanks!

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