Originally Posted by diny0
I have found a digital kitchen scale to be a nifty help with knitting.
I was at Bass Pro Shops and saw a fishing line counter
and the light went off that this could be used to count the yardage left in yarn spools.
They have two versions one is electronic ~ $12 US and a this one which is mechanical ~ $13US. I like the mechanical because I find batteries always run out just when I need them.
One day I'm going to mount it on some thing nice, however, while waiting for that "one day" I use the handle of a coffee cup.