The Jumbo Ball Winder from the Strauch Fiber Equipment Co. far exceeds any other ball winders on the market. It’s proudly made in the U.S.A., is super sturdy, containing no plastic parts other than the band which will last for years. Whether you’re winding a small or large skein, lightweight yarn or bulky, this is … Read more
Anyone that plays with yarn will be interested in two great tools, a Swift and a Ball Winder. Otto and Joanne Strauch, owners of Strauch Fiber Equipment and makers of fine tools for spinners, demonstrate how to make a center-pull ball using these two must-have tools.
Strauch Fiber Equipment is offering 10% off on on their products, now through July 31st, 2015, and I am passing on this savings to you! Strauch Fiber Equipment tends have substantial price tags attached, but well worth the price being asked because it is quality equipment, AND it is made in the USA. This is … Read more
As I learned about fiber and fiber art, I was introduced to some very interesting terms, one of them being niddy noddy. What in the world? According to Wikipedia, a niddy-noddy (plural niddy-noddies) is a tool used to make skeins from yarn. It consists of a central bar, with crossbars at each end, offset from each other by 90°. … Read more