Prices have soared
for many vintage spool knitters, particularly
in the countries where they are more
commonly found - Germany and France.
(Spool Knitters/Stricklieseln from Germany)
(Spool Knitters/Tricotins from France)
The vintage "Knitting Nancy" made
by Spear & Sons has become extremely
desirable, the demand and price has put
them out of the reach of some.
(Recently one sold for nearly AU$500!)
The world of spool knitter collecting has
The membership of my spool knitting group
on Flickr continues to grow.
There are now a series of books
by Editha Fischer (German text)..........and in the current issue of Australian magazine
Country Threads - Kids Special, there is an
article on vintage Knitting Nancies.