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« on: August 01, 2012 07:31:04 PM »

Look what I got today at Hobby Lobby! I used the 40% coupon and got it for $30!!!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012 07:33:35 PM »

Sweet!
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2012 07:18:24 AM »

Help a newbie out, what is it?
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2012 10:53:15 AM »

It will wind yarn balls instead of them being in hanks or skeins, much easier to transport and if you're like me, with a dog, keep in a place where the hair will not get it! I'm gonna keep them in ziploc bags and be able to just have a strand coming out to keep it from catching hair!
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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2012 12:14:17 PM »

Oh cool!That would come in handy.
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2012 09:20:25 AM »

Very nice! How do you like it so far? I've been debating on getting one myself; I tend to just leave the skeins as they are and pull from the center. If I do wind it up, I do it by hand (by thumb?).

Using ziplocks to store yarn is a creative and awesome idea. I'm going to have to try it myself. Partly to keep my cats from 'helping' me crochet, partly to keep the skeins and labels together when I get towards the end (which is one of my major problems right now).
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2012 12:15:46 PM »

I've really liked it! Its very very easy but, of course, most skeins make up more than one ball of yarn.  I think I'm gonna just do it as I use that yarn in projects instead of just sitting down and doing them all at once.  I also bought a big plastic tub and finally have a place to keep my entire stash easily!
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