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KNITTING SHEATHS

Gwain, turned, single-ended

The KNITTING SHEATH used to hold one needle when knitting with three or four needles. The sheath was tied to the waist, and one knitting-needle pushed in the hole in the end of the sheath.

Catrin Stevens, 'Arferion Caru' (Llandysul, 1977)

Gwain, turned, double-ended

Brears, Peter C.D., (1981-2), The Knitting Sheath, Folk Life, vol 20

Gwain, turned

KNITTING

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Gwain, not turned