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Jumbo Ball Winder

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Handmade in Virginia, USA by the Strauch family for over 20 years. They are a zero waste company using solid ash wood (with the exception of this budget friendly carder). The wood scraps heat the workshop & the sawdust is used for animal bedding. How nice is that?

This product is ready to ship! I will send a bill for shipping after your purchase or message me your address & what you want to order & I can get a quote to you.

Prices are in USD.
Products are shipped from the USA.

What makes the Strauch Jumbo Ball Winder so special?

Makes a VERY LARGE center-pull ball - UP TO ONE POUND of yarn!
Great for winding large skeins or bulky yarns.
No oiling or adjusting required thanks to a ball bearing drive.
Longer counter-weight bracket greatly reduces vibration.
15" base eliminates "knuckle-smacking" while winding.
Tall, soft rubber feet prevents the winder from sliding and scratching your table.
Special drive belt material makes for less slipping while making a ball.
Extra long table clamp secures the winder to a variety of table surfaces.

Your Jumbo Ball Winder is shipped in a sturdy box. -- Save it. It's a handy carrying case and folds flat for easy storage.

These items are available as well:

Deeper Table Clamp: $28.00
The standard clamp that comes with the Ball Winder fits tables from 3/8" to 2 1/4" thick There is a "Deeper Style" table clamp available that will fit tables from 1 1/2" to 3 1/4" thick. They are an additional $28.00.

Yarn Guide with Large Loop: $10.00
If you want to wind thick, bulky "art yarns", this guide with a large 5/8" diameter loop is what you need. Simply pull out the standard guide that's on your winder and replace it with the Large Loop Guide. It's only $10.00.