from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fool; a dunce; a noodle.


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  • I think this is a better estimate than what you'd get from a niddy because when you wind a niddy, you tend to stretch the yarn and you actually have less yarn than you think.

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  • My haul: 3 braids from Into the Whirled, 8oz of merino, a sweater's worth of Abundance BFL from Briar Rose, yarn and fibre to make thrummed mitts, a limited edition mug from Jennie The Potter and a niddy noddy.

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  • I don't have a niddy noddy so I can't say how much, but I could probably knit a little wheel mat or something like that from it.

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  • I have to stop a minute and sing the praises of niddy noddies.

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  • If you have a ball of rayon/cotton yarn that you forgot the yardage on, it's ok to wind it on your niddy noddy and count the wraps.

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  • Waiting for the results of the dye experiments ... and I agree, that * is* the coolest niddy ever!

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  • I have a big honkin 'Reeves niddy too that I use for the big skeins and heavy winding.

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  • It's a multi-size niddy made by David Reed Smith, and available from The Wool Room.

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  • I haven't told y'all about the new niddy noddy I got for Christmas!

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  • You may want to grab a niddy-noddy and figure out what kind of yardage you have in these little balls, or you can just wing it.

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