I treated myself to a swift and winder on Black Friday. I purchased them from KnitPicks at a nice discount. I thought it wasn't a big thing to wind balls by hand but this is nice-especially since my husband did most of the work! We quickly wound 3 hanks of yarn into cakes.
I am working on a sockhead hat (pattern free on Ravelry). About half way through, the yarn had a knot and the yarn on either side of it was not dyed a tweed. I knitted a few rows to see how it would look but it was too obvious. I ripped out several rows and eliminated that part of the yarn.
This is yarn from Herrschners that I bought on sale on Ebay. I have made a cowl and I intend to make some fingerless gloves as well. I'm sure my niece will like them.
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