Just Jessie

Helpful votes received on reviews: 63% (5 of 8)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 964,743 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 8
5.0 out of 5 stars Space saving, functional and fun!, 20 Jun 2013
I know, I know; a yarn swift isn't supposed to be fun, but I had a great time with this, imagining all the different accoutrements one could add. It was a very hot day, and the gentle breeze that was coming off this as I wound my yarn was delightful, hence the speculation about adding fans, or sparkly bits! On a more serious note, it is well made, fits together nice and snugly, and is fully adjustable for different sizes of skein. It looks a lot nicer than the "umberella" style swifts, and packs away into the corner of my cupboard with ease. You do need a fair size table-top space to use this - disasters with ill placed cups of coffee were only narrowly avoided! But overall, a nice… Read more
100% Cotton Long Sleeve Nightdress - An Powell
Not as long as I was expecting, and the fabric is not the quality I was expecting. But very nicely presented in its little muslin bag.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says, 20 Jun 2013
Difficult to give an objective review, as I have never owned a yarn winder before, so don't have any frame of reference. However, this works, and works well, once you have it figured out. The instructions are a bit lacking, and the clamp a bit fiddly, you do have to work out which way the yarn is going to wind in order to start the very neat and impressive ball (my friends were very impressed with that!) and I found that I had to tension the yarn to keep it from the occasional runaway episode. But, all-in-all, a great time and energy saver, I can now wind my skeins into neat little parcels with ease, and - more importantly - I can work from the centre pull balls without my precious… Read more

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