Wood is a natural product, which can change color over time. Some woods have more obvious color change than others. Wood will bleach if left in direct sun; the temperature difference from the sunny side to the shaded side of the item can also have detrimental effects.
Nostepinne, Black Walnut
Use: You wind yarn on a Nostepinne to make a center pull ball allowing access to both ends of the yarn.
Wood: Black Walnut
Length: 9 3/8″
Handle diameter: 3/4″
Details: The handle shaping provides a comfortable grip while winding. The notch that separates the handle from the winding area is for tying the yarn at the start of winding. Directions for use found in the “How to _?” part of the menu. Hand turned and finished by Cynthia D. Haney in her Virginia, USA workshop. This tool has a long history from many countries. Other names include nostepinde, ball winding stick, and nest stick. The ball you form is also called a center feed ball or yarn cake. Dimensions are accurate to 1/4″.