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Amarula Posted - 12/05/2012 : 10:46:15 PM
Help!! I've bought a beautiful nostepinne (Crazy Lanea, this is your fault!). But now I have to figure out how to use it. Any thoughts, suggestions, or youtube links welcome!
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Amarula Posted - 12/13/2012 : 8:39:17 PM
If it helps, I bought mine from Craftiness; he has just beautiful things there.. :)
Lanea Posted - 12/10/2012 : 06:25:21 AM
See, now I have to go browse on Etsy. I enable, then you enable . . . it's a never-ending cycle.

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Amarula Posted - 12/08/2012 : 11:42:32 AM
Thanks!! I'm going to get some practice time in this weekend.. What did we do before Etsy made it so easy to indulge in these things??!
Lanea Posted - 12/07/2012 : 06:07:16 AM
Yep, totally my fault. The word is so fun to say. I can't help but evangelize. This video helps, though he leaves the final syllable off of nostepinne: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKsO6niZbkI

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EmEm Posted - 12/06/2012 : 8:24:04 PM
Hi Amarula,
The YouTube video on using a Nostepinne that I liked was 11_Garn aufwickeln: Nostepinne/ Wickeldorn. It is not in English, but the video is quite detailed. The entire video is 9:14 minutes, but the wrapping portion is from 2:00 - 8:00. It took me a while to be relaxed while I wrapped. Try to remember not to pull your yarn too tight. The first dozen skeins I wound were egg shaped, but I finally got the hang of getting the yarn to move outward with an edge the way the video yarn ends up. These are much easier to stack. Good like. I find it very relaxing and rewarding!
Ceil Posted - 12/06/2012 : 10:43:19 AM
Pretty easy, really. You kind of zigzag the yarn up and down while turning the nostepinne, and you get a ball of yarn. I don't know of any links, but someone else surely will.

Ceil
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