A spherical yarn holder by nB Ware made from compression moulded phenol formaldehyde. The yarn holder is made in two halves which screw together at the centre. The base has a small flat section has two holes, through which a ribbon should be threaded to make a carrying handle. A ribbon is present but is broken. The top half has one central hole through which the yarn being used would pass. The holder is in a mottled green, brown, red and yellow pattern. Thought to be 1940s.