Nostepinne is a Scandinavian word that means "nest stick". It is a tool that is used to wind yarn into a visually pleasing center-pull ball for easy knitting and crocheting - or for whatever you are doing with yarn. Click here to view one of the many YouTube videos we found that show you how to use a nostepinne.
Our nostepinnes are made by Robert Dawson of Dawson Woodworks in Winthrop. Bob is a retiree who enjoys woodworking – primarily woodturning. He likes working with domestic and figured hardwoods.
The length of the nostepinnes are approximately 9 1/2". The thicker ends are approximately 1" in diameter tapering to approximately 3/4".