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4.2

WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift

This is a light weight swift that is sturdy enough to handle skeins up to 8 oz. Some very useful features include the handle at the top to facilitate making skeins and the fact that the yarn holder can be either vertical or horizontal.

$49.99 each
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WEBSPlastic and Metal Swift
 
4.2

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (5)
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      • Experienced (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    4.0

    Must have

    By Evel

    from Colorado Springs

    About Me Novice

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift:

      It was a great purchase and I am very happy with it.

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      • No

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      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Have not used it yet

      By Sandi L

      from Gold Coast, Australia

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          • Home

          Comments about WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift:

          The product only arrived a couple of days ago so cannot comment on it except to say that anything would be an improvement on supporting hanks with my hands/arms whilst winding!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Better than wood

          By Teg Weaving

          from Portsmouth, NH

          About Me Experienced

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          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use
          • Smooth Action
          • Yarn Doesn't Catch On Arm

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift:

            I've had a wooden swift in the past and it wasn't sanded smooth and the yarn caught on the arms. I have some fine silk to do and didn't want to use the wooden swift so I borrowed one like I purchased and it did a lovely job.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Works easily

            By mkg

            from Middlesex, VT

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Travel

              Comments about WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift:

              The thing I particularly like about this swift is that it opens easily, and adjustments to width can be made easily using a push button apparatus. It also can be set up to work sideways, although I've not yet tried that. I have, however, had occasion to use the handle on top of the swift, which allows you wind yarn on it--sort of replacing a knitty noddy.

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              4.0

              Nice

              By JM

              from Anchorage, AK

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              Pros

              • Easy to store
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Needs Bigger Clamp

              Best Uses

                Comments about WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift:

                I love having the swift but my husband was disappointed that I bought it. He always enjoyed helping me with this task.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Take advantage of online yarn deals

                By Shecatch22

                from Charlotte, NC

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

                  Comments about WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift:

                  Sure, if you buy all your yarn at the LYS they will wind your yarn into balls for you. But, if you see a great deal for yarn that you purchase online, you are left to manually convert the hank to a ball.

                  It used to take me several hours to turn a 470 yard hank into a ball using manual methods. Now, using my ball winder and yarn swift, the same job takes only 10 minutes.

                  I'm so glad that I broke down and spent the money! I'm not sure how it will hold up over time and lots of use, but I will be happy to update my review later with that information.

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