TOYS OR TOOLS & BOOKS
- Hi All,
See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale at
Thanks for lookin',
Linda Victor in PA
>SWEATERHORSE FROM DIVERSIFORM ($75.00)Vintage wooden wooly board in Excellent condition. Made of
approximately .25" thick wood, this stands 32" high on two struts.
The shoulders can be adjusted from 16" to 18.75" across. The waist
can be adjusted from 11.5" to 20.5" wide. The arms are 5.5" wide at
the shoulder & taper to 2" at the wrist and are 26" long. They can be
moved to various positions. No original box.
>SPINNERIN RAGLAN SWEATER WHEEL, Bea Freeman, 1969 ($17.50)Sturdy cardboard sweater wheel in very good condition is
approximately 11.5" diameter and comes in the original plastic bag
(also in very good condition). A cool gadget that provides knitting
directions for 360 basic raglan sweaters with sizes ranging from baby
to men's 48 using 3 wool weights (fingering, sport & worsted).
>YARN WINDER ($27.50)No date or manufacturer on the page of instructions that comes with
this sturdy white & red wool winder. The cone is about 3.5" tall.
Original box in good condition.
>Leisure Arts #159, SEAMLESS RAGLANS 9 Mos. to Size 50, 1979 ($4.50)22 page booklet with a fill-in-the-form format directions to knit
from the top down raglan sweaters and cardigans in a various sizes
with either worsted or sports weight yarn. Variations include stripes
& a small Fair Isle pattern.
>Leisure Arts #2514, BACK TO BASICS SET-IN SLEEVES, 1994 ($4.50)18 pages. Fill-in-the-blank approach to create directions to make set-
in sleeve pullovers & cardigans using sport or worsted weight yarn
for sizes 32-40.
>Harriet Tidball, BUILD OR BUY A LOOM - PATTERNS FOR PICK-UPS,Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph 23, 1968 ($10.00)
25+ page softcover book with light soiling to covers is in good
condition. Part 1 covers types of looms, questions about looms &
includes directions for building a two-harness loom. Part 2 has B&W
charts of pick-up & brocade patterns.
>BUCILLA "WAFFLE-WEAVE" ADJUSTABLE LOOM #4515, undated ($25.00)Ready to assemble vintage wood loom in very good condition comes in
original box (fair - end flaps are missing). Each of the four pieces
of the loom is 17.25" long x 5/8" tall x .50" thick and has a
threaded metal prong at one end with a wing nut & a metal bracket.
There are 29 notches on each piece creating 28 "prongs" that are 3/8"
tall & wide x 5/8" thick. There are 10 holes on each piece so the
loom can be assembled to different dimensions. There are no
directions but I'll allow you to download scans from a booklet from a
similar vintage loom.
>AFGHAN LOOM, undated ($5.00)Three bright & shiny metal looms with retractable prongs that allow
you to make 2.5", 3" & 4" squares. There's also a finishing needle &
a page with directions for wrapping & tying off the squares.
Original box in good condition.
>Diana Blake Gray, RAGS TO RUGS, 1985 & KNITTED RAG RUGS FOR THECRAFTSMAN, 1988 ($7.00)
Two, small format (8.5" x 6"), 40 page softcover booklets cover
knitting with rag strips. Rags to Rugs has directions for rugs,
potholders, pads, runners & placemats. Knitted Rag Rugs for the
Craftsman, is devoted to rugs & includes directions for rake knitting.
>Kathleen Carpenter, KATHLEEN'S FABRIC LOCKER HOOKING, MCG Textiles,Inc., 200?, undated ($14.00)
48 page soft cover book in good condition is illustrated color photos
& diagrams. Directions for locker rug hooking and 4 projects: Hat
Pad, Pillow, and 9 Rugs.
>Cindy Murray, THE HAPPY RUG HOOKER, The Empty Spool, 2003 ($10.00)49 page soft cover book in good condition is illustrated color photos
& diagrams. Directions for locker rug hooking and 4 patterns, gallery
& soup recipes, as well. Who could ask for anything more.
>SHIRLEY BOTSFORD BRAID CRAFT ($27.50)The kit consists of 3 new items in un-opened bags: BRAID CRAFT
(booklet, 3 braiding cones, lacer & heavy thread); CRAFT-MATE (This
tool is used in braiding, macrame twisting yarns & knotting cords &
has a direction sheet); and, STRIP-IT (Instructions & Projects
Ideas, This tool cuts fabric into thin strips).
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