Ask and Ye Shall Receive

25 Sep

A couple of days ago I mentioned a gizmo one of the women in my knitting group was using to hold her yarn while she worked. The Squire asked me to draw him a sketch, because he wasn’t “seeing” what I described.

Yesterday afternoon, he locked himself in the workshop and came out later with this little gemyarnholder.  It’s two pieces of wood (maple, in this case), pegged together, and a dowel rod in the center of the flat piece. I wind the yarn onto the piece of PVC pipe, and slip the pipe over the spindle. The yarn unwinds as I work, and doesn’t go skittering all over the place.

As my sister used to say, I think I’m going to let him keep me.


3 Responses to “Ask and Ye Shall Receive”

  1. September 25, 2017 at 11:15 pm #

    Aren’t husbands great?!!

  2. tiggerlyss September 27, 2017 at 11:50 am #

    I had not seen one of those. I have seen the ceramic bowls that have “mouths” that do the same sort of thing. The Squire really should get into the business of teaching others how to treat their wives properly.

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