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Knitting Device For Bilateral Upper Extremity Amputee.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to maintain tension on the yarn for knitting, designed for a bilateral below elbow amputee who knits using prostheses. Device made with two pieces of tin 2 by 2 1/2 inches glued to two pieces of leather the same size, held together with 2 wing nuts and bolts threaded through 3/8 inch pieces of spring. This is welded to a 9 inch 1/4 inch diameter copper pipe, which is held on a table with a 3 inch C clamp. The bolts can be adjusted according to the size of the yarn. Includes drawing and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. Assembly. AUTHOR: Duncan, S J TITLE: Knitting Device for Bilateral Upper Extremity Amputee JOURNAL: American Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 40 no 9, Sep 1986: p 637-638 NARIC CALL NUMBER: J6621 PAGES (including cover): 3 1986.

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07/26/1996