"Niddy-noddy, niddy-noddy, two heads and one
[babe's] [cascade] [kromski] [louet] [NKK]
[schacht] [spinning studio of vermont]
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Ashford Regular Niddy Noddy
Unfinished solid silver beech hardwood. Makes an
approximately 5 foot skein.
Ashford Sampler Niddy Noddy
This cute little niddy noddy makes a beautiful 32 inch skein or hank.
Ideal for making sample skeins. Made from solid Silver Beech hardwood with removable ends for storage or transport.
Babe's niddy-noddies are made of 3/4 Furniture PVC with
0-rings at the ends to help hold on the yarn and a Babe Aid to hold the yarn to
the center shaft.
Small which makes a 48" skein.
Standard which makes a 1 2/3 yard (60")
(and 60 times around makes a 100 yard skein).
From Poland, comes in three sizes, with
various finishes available in all sizes.
Small - 30" skein
clear finish...$18.00 #179106
walnut stain...$18.00 #179009
mahogany stain...$18.00 #179008
Medium - 48" skein
clear finish...$20.75 #179107
walnut stain...$20.75 #179007
mahogany stain...$20.75 #179006
Large - 72" skein
clear finish...$26.25 #179002
walnut stain...$26.25 #179005
mahogany stain...$26.25 #179003
Nancy's Knit Knacks
Nancy's Niddy Noddy
NKK has developed a new Niddy Noddy that solves many of the problems that are
present with other units on the market today.
The unit consists of the following parts:
2 Crossbars (1 with an "easy off"
1 Long Handle (to make 1 and 2 yd skeins)
1 Short handle (to make 1.5 yd and 27"
2 wooden balls with integrated bolts (ball
1 custom designed zippered Denim sack with
Set of Spinning Project Kards
Here is what they have to say about it:
- "Ours is really strong and sturdy. The cross-arms on our unit will
not break, wobble, loosen or otherwise fail to operate. When you assemble
the unit (which only takes a few seconds), you will immediately know you are
holding something solid."
- "It has a special feature which is designed to hold your yarn so you
will not have to hold it in your hand while you start to wrap your skein."
- "It will measure all of the required lengths of yarn:
- 1.0 Yard
- 1.5 Yards
- 2.0 Yards
- 27 inch sample
- 4.0 Yard - Optional Add-on"
- "Unit comes packed in its own custom designed denim carry sack. This
is a Nancy's Knit Knacks' exclusive feature."
- "Made from American Birch Hardwoods and steel."
- "We employed the skills of an engineer and craftsman to assist in the
design of this unit. This has resulted in the industry's sturdiest design
for a Niddy Noddy."
- "The 4 yard add-on consists of a 1" diameter Birch Handle -
identical in construction to the shorter handles. It can make a 2 yard skein
(by looping your skein over only 2 of the cross-arms), or a 4 yard skein by
looping the yarn over all 4 cross-arms in the conventional Niddy Noddy
manner. The Add-on handle does not come with a case and will not fit
into the standard Niddy Noddy Case. This should not be a problem, typically,
because most users will leave this long handle at home."
- "Note: the three handles have the following lengths: 11-1/4, 15-7/8,
34.0 inches (4 yd)"
Showing the arm attachment. Note: the niddy is
no longer available in dark finish.
Schacht Adjustable Niddy Noddy
Schacht's niddy noddy doesn't look like any other you've seen before.
That's because they didn't want to make just another niddy noddy. They
wanted you to have a niddy noddy that would be not only unique and handsome in
style, but also give superior functionality. Here are the features we know
you as a handspinner will love and appreciate:
Balanced and lightweight for smooth winding
Quick and easy to remove full skeins
Adjusts to 2 yard or 1 1/2 yard skeins
Folds flat for transport
Comfortable soft hand grip
Beautifully designed in maple or cherry
Here is a niddy noddy that is a joy to use, easy to take along
and will endure years of hard use. Complete instructions included.
From the Spinning Studio of Vermont
Handcrafted of cherry hardwood. Available as both a traditional 2-yard and a
1.5 yard. Both disassemble for travel or storage. The 2-yard is friction
fit and the 1.5 yard uses threaded tenons. The 1.5-yard also has a
traditional handle that extends past the lower arms. Lovely New England craftsmanship!
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