Welcome to Long Tail Knits. We are a yarn shop dedicated to providing a wide selection of               yarns, needles and notions along with classes in many fiber techniques from the beginner to           the advanced crafter. Open groups meet on Monday 10 - 1, Tuesday 12 - 3 & 6 - 8, 
          Thursday 6 - 9 and Friday from 5 - 8. Enable someone. Come on in, bring your projects                    and sit awhile. Enjoy the company of good people and a friendly smile.
          Join us on the 2nd and 4th Mondays 6 - 9 for open spinning. We meet on the 3rd Monday                for open weaving and open felting from 6 - 8. 

           Address: 9838 Valley View Road, Macedonia, Ohio 44056 Phone: 234-808-4383 M-F 10-8 Sat 10-4

Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce 2016 Small Business of the Year!
             Macedonia Business of the Month for September 2016!

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e-Spinner Super Jumbo NEW
The e-Spinner Super Jumbo combines all the best features of the Country Spinner 2 and the e-Spinner 3 in a super size, portable electronic spinner! It has the huge flyer and bobbin of the Country Spinner 2 and the power, versatility and portability of the e-Spinner 3 - what more could you want? Spin all types of yarn - fine yarns, chunky yarns, creative yarns, textured yarns and of course all your plying.

Smooth lacquer finish
Weighs only 3.65kg (8lbs)
27mm (1⅛ins) orifice and two additional reducer bushes - 15mm (⅝ins) and 9mm (⅜ins)
Belt driven bobbin lead with a soft leather flyer brake
Convenient spinning and plying with a super size sliding hook flyer
Frictionless yarn guides
Quick and easy bobbin change
The e-Spinner Super Jumbo has a quiet but powerful 12 volt motor with soft start and infinitely variable flyer speed of 0-500rpm to control and manipulate the yarn. Go as slow or as fast as you want!


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Kiwi 3 NEW!
Our most popular wheel - the Kiwi - has evolved!
The new Kiwi 3 has folding treadles, timber veneered MDF wheel, three speed whorl and a wooden threading hook! With all the great features of the Kiwi 2, the enhanced Kiwi 3 will be even more in demand from new and experienced spinners everywhere.

Robust construction quick and easy to assemble with the Allen key supplied
Choose either natural or smooth lacquer finish
Scotch tension for precise tension adjustment
Double treadle, mounted on polyurethane hinges, for effortless treadling
3 speed whorl with 5.5, 7.5 and 9.5:1 flyer ratios
Sliding hook flyer with frictionless yarn guides
Quick and easy bobbin change with snap-in front flyer bearing
Folding treadles for convenient transport and storage
Timber veneered MDF wheel with ball bearings ensure smooth, silent spinning
3 Large (4-5 oz) capacity bobbins included

$479.00 Natural
$620.00 Lacquered

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E-Spinner 3
Our new e-Spinner 3 is the smallest, lightest and most versatile electronic spinner ever. Take it with you, wherever you go.​
Quick and easy bobbin change with snap-in flyer bearing.
Convenient spinning and plying with a sliding hook flyer, frictionless yarn guides, 15mm (5/8in) orifice and reducer bush.
The e-Spinner 3 has a quiet but powerful 12 volt DC 2.0 amp 70 watt motor with soft start and infinitely variable speed from 0-1800 rpm.
The optional 12 volt car cord enables you to use it in your car, caravan, RV, or boat with a battery pack.
Light weight only 2kg (4.4lbs)
Compact only 26 x 14 x 21.5cm (10¼ x 5½ x 8½ins)

Padded carry bag with shoulder straps
Three jumbo bobbins, 225gm (8oz) capacity
Tensioned lazy kate
Bottle of oil
On/off foot controller


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Country Spinner 2   
This wheel has been specially designed for spinning thick and bubbly novelty yarns. It is easy to start and treadle. There's no need to ply the yarns, just knit or weave them for wonderful texture and warmth. Knit a chunky jersey or weave a floor rug in no time!
Extra large orifice
Large size bobbin
Comes standard with Double Treadle

$740.00 unfinished and in stock!


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Niddy Noddy
Wind yarn directly from your bobbin into 1.5m (5 ft.) skeins. Tapered ends for easy skein removal.
One of many accessories available for all the spinning wheels manufactured by Ashford 

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Kiwi Jumbo Flyer Kit
Spin thick, chunky yarns. 

Extra large orifice and bobbins. Simply attach this flyer unit to the top of your existing maiden bar. 

Kit contains a jumbo flyer and large whorl, three jumbo bobbins and a jumbo bearing.

Bobbin capacity 225gms (8oz). Ratios 4 & 5:1.

$28.50 Standard 60" unfinished and in stock!

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$260.00 unfinished

Knitters & Rigid Heddle Looms

The knitters loom is ultra portable being lightweight, compact and folds in half - even with your weaving in place. Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours. Easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate with nylon warp stick ties, handles, cogs and pawls. Weave fancy yarns with the wide-eye 7.5dpi (30/10) reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools - ready to use.

The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends.

- the most portable loom
- quick and easy to warp and weave
- lacquered and assembled
- 6 reed options - 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5 and 15 dpi (10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60/10cm) reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.
- Carry bag included

​-Available in 12", 20" and 28"

This affordable, portable and versatile rigid heddle loom is quick and easy to use and simple to assemble. Everything is included in the kit – just add yarn! Create beautiful unique garments and homewares with colour and texture using any yarns. Or weave beautiful textured patterns using pick - up sticks. The loom can also be used for woven tapestries and wall hangings. Made from Silver Beech hardwood the loom is very strong and robust. The built-in second heddle option allows for double width, layer or density weaving as well as additional patterns. Four great weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48 ins).
affordable and versatile
quick and easy to warp and weave
built -in second heddle option
built-in indirect warping option (pegs not included)
4 widths
Additional reeds available are 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5 and 15dpi (10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60/10cm) so you can weave fine to textured yarns. 

New Wavy Stick Shuttles Are HERE! 

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Create interesting and decorative patterns by beating the weft into place with our wavy shuttles. You can use these shuttles with any Ashford looms.
The shuttles have different size waves on each side and have a smooth lacquered finish. 
These shuttles will be available in 3 lengths:

SHTL4W - Wavy Stick Shuttle Small 40cm (16") $19.50
SHTL5W - Wavy Stick Shuttle Medium 50cm (20") $21.50
SHTL7W - Wavy Stick Shuttle Large 70cm (28") $24.50

Art Yarn: Classes available to make this awesome textured yarn....  

Jacquard Dyes in Stock!