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WEBS Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo

$69.99 Each

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Tired of using up time winding twist hanks and skeins into balls instead of knitting? Stop using chair backs, family and friends and invest in a ball winder and swift. The swift is sturdy and lightweight and opens to 60". It can hold skeins up to one pound. The clamp at the base allows it to be easily attached to a table edge or shelf and can pivot for use at any angle. The ball winder will create 4 oz. center pull balls.

Separately, the swift retails for $49.99 and the ball winder for $45.99. Buy them together for an incredible deal that you won’t find anywhere else!

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4.5

(based on 63 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (53)
  • Can withstand use (27)
  • Versatile (19)

Cons

  • Limited function (5)

Best Uses

  • Home (54)
  • Professional (4)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (39), Novice (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (52), Yes (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Wonderful Time Saver!

I have been wanting to buy these for quite some time. I have gotten into the habit of winding my yarn into a ball (more like an egg for me) before starting a...Read complete review

I have been wanting to buy these for quite some time. I have gotten into the habit of winding my yarn into a ball (more like an egg for me) before starting a project so I do not run into any knot along the way. Now that I am into knitting socks and I have bought some hanks, I needed a swift too! I just bought it yesterday so I have only wound a few balls of yarn so far. It is so quick and easy! I love how it feeds from the center and the cake of yarn does not move anymore while I am knitting! I am very happy with these two products!!!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

It Works

Over all I like this product and I would recommend it for once in a while use. It was easy to assemble. However I needed to guide the yarn into the feeder in order...Read complete review

Over all I like this product and I would recommend it for once in a while use. It was easy to assemble. However I needed to guide the yarn into the feeder in order for it not to slip off. You must wind the yarn slowly to achieve good results.

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4.0

Swift & Ball Winder Combo

By 

from South Lake Tahoe

About Me Intermediate knitter.

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Can Withstand Use
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

    I have been wanting one for a long time and I decided now was the time to gift myself. I couldn't be happier with my purchase.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    A true time saver!

    By 

    from CT

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

        While on my tenth hour of untangling a very knotted hank of sock yarn, a WEBS deal for the purchase of both the swift and winder popped up on my computer screen and I saw this as a sign for what would become a very wise addition to my cache of knitting accessories. What used to take me almost 30 minutes for winding a ball of yarn (not to mention trying to recruit a "yarn holder" when a chair wasn't available) now takes just a minute or less. The price was excellent, but the amount of time and aggravation saved is priceless. I am very pleased.

         
        2.0

        Not worth the money

        By 

        from Billerica MA

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use

        Cons

        • Difficult To Use

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

        I found this combination to be clumsy and cheap. Given the cost I would have expected better quality and easy of use. Trying to attach them to a table isn't easy.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Good product

        By 

        from Mason County

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

          Use this for yarn skeins as needed without problem.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Love It!

          By 

          from South Florida

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

            Not only was it efficient and easy to use, but it was a great amusement for my puppy!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            easy to wind

            By 

            from Tenino WA

            About Me Experienced

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home

              Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

              This was my first home swift and ball winder. Love Love Love it. Was economical and easy to use. Will enjoy it over and over again.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              2.0

              very flimsey, difficult to use

              By 

              from Falconer,NY

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult To Use

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

                I would not purchase this again

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Fun, helpful and easy to use - love it!

                By 

                from Mass.

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

                  Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

                  i very much enjoy ordering from WEBS. Orders arrive promptly and I like the variety of knitting supplies, especially all the many kinds of yarn.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  4.0

                  Bought this to help with hanks into balls

                  By 

                  from San Antonio Texas

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home

                    Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

                    Speeds up hanks to balls, esp. with physical difficulties...

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Does the job - nice to have at home

                    By 

                    from Western Massachusetts

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about true Plastic and Metal Swift and Ball Winder Combo:

                    I had been using the ball winder and swift at WEBS. When they went on sale, I jumped on it. Both are mostly plastic. I was used to the set-up at WEBS (on top of a bookcase) but like experimenting at home, especially at counter or table height - easier to see what you're doing. I would love a spot where I could just leave the two up all the time but instead have to package them up and store them away when done. Getting them back into their respective boxes is a small challenge. You also need to experiment with your set-up to make sure the yarn doesn't hook at the edges of the swift "umbrella" but all in all a worthwhile purchase. Love the freedom of winding when I feel like it, especially as my stash grows.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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