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DIY Yarn Swift: How to Make Your Own Yarn Swift

A yarn swift is a rotating device that is used in the process of winding yarn. The hank is placed on the yarn swift, and it then rotates as the yarn is being pulled off and wound on the ball winder. There are some pretty creative ways to make your own yarn swift (I found a blog that used a… Read more »

DIY Niddy Noddy: How to Make Your Own Niddy Noddy

A niddy noddy is used to create hanks for winding your yarn. I have seen many simple ways to create your own version, even by using two chairs at the price of $0! However, I wanted to make a more mobile version that would fit nicely in my craft room. After doing some research, I came across a PVC pipe… Read more »

DIY Yarn Bowl: How to Make Your Own Yarn Bowl

DIY Yarn Bowl: How to Make Your Own Yarn Bowl by Dances with Yarn

All avid crocheters and knitters have gawked at the gorgeous yarn bowls at craft shows and on Etsy. You gaze upon the gorgeous piece of pottery and begin to think about how much easier your life would be with one of those yarn bowls. No more chasing free rollin’ yarn, or watching a ball of yarn fall of the table… Read more »