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    Posted 6 years ago

    antiquerose
    (1435 items)

    I remember this as a kid. For knitting -- I know. Not sure if it had a correct name or what....Does anyone know?

    I remember using this like in the late 1960's era...

    Thanks -- and Help me refresh my memory.......LOL

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    Thanks to AGH for finding what these were called. Spool knitters! I think every home had them back in the day. Kept us *kids* busy...lol

    Thanks AGH !!!!!!!!!!!
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    Comments

    1. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      I believe it's called a "spool knitter"
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Thanks AGH -- I could not remember for the life of me. Used it as a kid, but time makes us forget....LOL

      You watching the Hockey Playoffs?
    3. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      Apparently also called "knitting knobbies" or "corkers"
      http://www.newenglandsimpleliving.com/spoolknitting.htm
    4. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      Not watching playoffs - I have no cable TV service
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Thanks for finding the name of it....

      If you have computor -- Isn't on Free /online at NHL.com or somewhere??
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      This takes me back ......
    7. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Thanks AGH for ID /Proper name. Credit given above in original post (edited). Thanks ever so much!! Much appreciated !!!!!!
    8. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      These and the potholder looms...good times :)
    9. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Hehe, I can give you the french name for it : tricotin!
    10. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Something SO simple -- brought back so many memories for so many!! NEAT! Thanks for the loves:

      lisasround2 --> Thanks for the comment !!
      Trey
      kyratango --> Thanks for the comment !!
      racer4four
      mikelv85 --> Thanks for the comment !!
      vetraio50 --> Thanks for the comment !!
      aghcollect --> Thanks for the comment .....and for the correct name of it!!

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