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 knitting and crochet from the beginner to               the advanced crafter. Open groups meet on Tuesday 12 - 3, 6 - 8, Thursdays 6 - 9                            and Friday's 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 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 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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Kiwi 2 ​​
Simple, smooth and so easy to use. New improved design with great new features.Still excellent value! 

The new Kiwi 2 includes: 

Sliding hook flyer with14mm (½”) hooks.Ratios 5.5 and 7.25:1 
3 large 90mm(3½”) bobbins withprecision bearings and 130gm (4-5oz) capacity. 
Built-in Lazy Kate. 
Nylon 2 piece con rod universal joints for smooth treadling. 
Polyurethane con rod joints snap into place. No screws required. 
Treadle boards now 25mm (1”) apart for more comfortable and treadling. 
Polyurethane hinges for effortless and maintenance-free treadling. 
New 6 spoke wheel. 
Easy bolt and barrel nut assembly. 
Choose natural timber ready to finish or our smooth lacquer finish. 

High speed kit with ratios 11 and 14:1 
Jumbo flyer kit with ratios 4 and 5:1

$450.00 unfinished


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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

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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 

$740.00 unfinished and in stock!

$28.50 Standard 60" unfinished and in stock!

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Knitters & Rigid Heddle Looms

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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.

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"

$260.00 unfinished

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....  

Fiber! Lots of fiber available for spinning and felting!

Alpaca, BFL, Merino, Cheviot,
Merino w/tencil, Batts, Silk, Polwarth, Dyed Locks, etc. 

We even carry dyeable fibers.