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xx   YARN

The Yolkers. Greenware egg heads are painted and decorated to represent a grandma (Eggness) and grandpa (Eggar). Eggness also doubles a container to dispense yarn, store knitting needles, etc.
CERAMICS Apr 1990 (v.25#7) pg. 72

Yarn caddy is made from a one gallon plastic ice cream bucket. Top is notched to form a yarn palette.
HANDMADE #17 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 95

Tip: Hanging storage unit for yarns is made from ice cream tubs stacked in a wooden frame that is hung from the ceiling.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1987 (v.8#2) pg. 7

Suggestions for effective yarn storage and inventory control.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1987 (v.8#4) pg. 67

Tip: Hang coned yarn from ceiling-mounted cuphooks and wire loops.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1988 (v.9#1) pg. 8

Tip suggests using a 1-liter plastic soft drink bottle to keep a ball of yarn or string under control.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1991 (v.12#1) pg. 24

Candy-stripe Cat twine bag holds yarn or string which is pulled out from the cats' tail.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 89, 152

"Curious kitten" yarn caddy to knit.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 44, 8

Yarn holder made from wood in the shape of a large acorn will hold a ball of yarn about 3" in diameter.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 7

Yarn storage tree is an 8-ft. tall wooden post with dowels inserted at angles. Spring sockets in the top and bottom make it a "tension pole" than can be installed anywhere.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #38 Spring 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 86

Tip: A cone holder for knitters.
THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 14

Tip recommends using an empty baby-wipe container as a yarn holder.
THREADS #37 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 24

Tip on using a lampshade as a holder for a skein of yarn.
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 22

Tip on using a table lamp with a tapered shade to hold a skein of yarn while winding into a ball.
WESTERN KNITTING MACHINE GUIDE (WKMG) #34 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.6) pg. 18

Make a yarn caddy from a 2 liter soda bottle.
WORKBASKET Jan 1984 (v.49#3) pg. 54

Clock reel is an exact copy of a 1700's antique piece used for winding and measuring yarn.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1971 (v.27#1) pg. 34

Colonial knitting bowl stand. A large wooden bowl is mounted on a pedestal supported on four turned legs. Designed to hold yarn and accessories, it also can be used to hold popcorn, fruit, nuts, etc.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1986 (v.42#2) pg. 68