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Tip: Make a bobbin winder by placing a #10 or 12 double-pointed knitting needle in the orifice of a spinning wheel.
HANDWOVEN Mar 1981 (v.2#2) pg. 10

Tip: How to repair the stripped gears on a ball winder.
HANDWOVEN May 1981 (v.2#3) pg. 10

Tip: How to wind bobbins using a spinning wheel.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1984 (v.5#2) pg. 11

Tip: Square-ended chopstick inserted in an electric mixer serves as a bobbin winder.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1988 (v.9#5) pg. 13

Tip: How to keep a bobbin from slipping on the shaft of a bobbin winder.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1989 (v.10#3) pg. 104

Hand drill and sewing machine bobbin winder suggested as ways to wind bobbins for boat shuttles.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1996 (v.17#2) pg. 29

How to use a sewing machine as a weaving shuttle bobbin winder.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1997 (v.18#4) pg. 25

The correct way to wind a bobbin, quill or pirn using a hand-cranked bobbin winder.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #101 Winter 1994-95 (v.26#1) pg. 10

Tip: Lengths of soda straws can be used as weaving bobbins on narrow-shaft Swedish bobbin winders.
THREADS #3 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 8

Tip: Use an electric hand mixer as a spool winder for cones of thread.
THREADS #22 Apr-May 1989 pg. 8