I've always wanted a wool winder and today I finally found one. Not a wooden beauty but a nice little retro number which certainly does the job. I've only wound one of my untidy little skeins into a ball so far but it was pretty exciting stuff!
The newly wound ball (the brown yarn) can be seen in the little wooden pot I picked up in a charity shop today for next to nothing. I know you can't see it properly with a 'lomo'd' pic but its made of ash. Thankfully no varnish or stain has been used so it's wonderfully tactile. I love wood.
I can see whole mornings being spent winding all my wool leftovers into nice tidy balls.