Peg, part of skein winder. The skein winder is fixed by this conical-shaped peg into the centre of a four-legged stand. It has two wooden cross pieces which cross at right angles. Each cross piece has three holes at each end, into which the arms are fixed. The wool or hemp thread is unwound or wound around the 4 arms which are fixed into these holes, according to the width of the skein. The cross pieces are joined together by two small oblong frames, placed crosswise, which give the desired direction to the cross pieces when winding.
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