nB Ware yarn holder

Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Top view of a yarn holder showing the hole for the yarn. Underside view of a yarn holder showing the needle gauge in the base. Underside view of a yarn holder showing the inner surfaces. Close view of a yarn holder showing the inside of the base.
Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Side view of a yarn holder showing the moulded rib design. Top view of a yarn holder showing the hole for the yarn. Underside view of a yarn holder showing the needle gauge in the base. Underside view of a yarn holder showing the inner surfaces. Close view of a yarn holder showing the inside of the base.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 0_6460
Country
Date
1950 - 1959 (circa)

Description

A blue wool holder from the 1950s. This bee hive-shaped container is made of compression moulded urea formaldehyde and has a yellow extruded PVC carrying handle. A hole in the top of the container is used to thread through the yarn whilst the detachable base has holes of various sizes used to measure the diameter of knitting needles.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "H.W.748 nB Ware" (base)
Dimensions
Height
90mm
Diameter
103mm
Method Note
body
strap
Colour