Wednesday, January 05, 2005
Oh Wise, Knowledgeable and Benevolent Knitters! Can You Help Me?
I would like to get a Nostepinne, but I know next to nothing about them. I cannot currently commit $100+ for a swift & ball winder, but could happily shell out $10-20 for a more manual method. I simply want one that I can use for creating center-pull balls from hanks of yarn.
There seems to be a lot of information about Nostepinnes available on the net, but I don't know which one to get, where to go, who is a really reputable source, etc. I know that there has to be a knitter out in the blogisphere who has purchased one and can give me some tips. Or if you haven't bought one yourself, maybe you know of a good company to buy these kinds of tools from.
A few days ago I read someone's blog who referenced a knitter's resource site that featured Nostepinne's and digital row counters. I just can't recall whose site it was! Those looked really nice, but it's rather pointless if I don't know where I was....
So, any wise and friendly knitters want to point me in the right direction? Pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease with yarn on top??