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Yarn Cake Winder

Sometimes called a ball winder, it is used to wind yarn into a cake.  A cake of yarn is a roll with two flat sides.  This will hold its shape and remain upright as the yarn is effortlessly removed from the centre of the cake.  This winder came with the last loom that I picked up.  It has a small pigtail wire for a yarn guide.  One of these days I will have to try it out and post a video.


And this is how they work in connection with a swift…