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Home-made yarn winder out of LEGOs!

DIY Yarn Swift -- honestly, the most brilliant thing EVER - swifts are SO expensive!! #knitting #crochet #yarn

Attach a new ball of yarn to a knitting project-

How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn

Securing A Ball Winder/ Swift

Swift swatching in the round — Ysolda

Yarn Labels - Ball/skein band symbols deciphered. Helpful!

Yarn Ball Cake Toppers for a Crafting Party or Baby Shower

Of course this only works with natural fibers that can grip each other, but a good idea for using up those expensive leftovers! Learn how to use leftover yarns and turn it to a magic ball. Come visit The Ball of Yarn shop or visit our site at http://www.theballofyarn.com/ ~k8~

russian join... start a new ball of yarn without weaving in ends! Must try this!!!


How to make a center pull yarn ball. Using a pill bottle = brilliant.

Knitting Help - Three Options for Joining a New Ball of Yarn

Yarn love!

Want this...for my yarn

A nostepinne is a Scandinavian knitting tool used to wind your own center pull yarn ball the old fashioned, low-tech way. And they're pretty!

Yarn organizer. Clean, empty "wipes" container or tennis ball canister works too. (Poke a hole in the lid and thread one end of yarn through hole.) Easy to store too!

Tutorial for making center pull balls of yarn using a toilet paper or paper towel roll. More details at the site. Easy and so useful to know!

Last Minute Mittens knit in Valley Yarns Northampton Bulky. Quick, easy, and warm! #knitting #freepattern

Sock yarn blankie (this is made from left over amounts of sock yarn)