US 2479415 A
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T. SARLO YARN HOLDER Aug. 16, 1949.
Filed April l2, 1945 I N VEN TOR.
sARLo Patented Aug. 16, 1949 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE YARN HOLDER Tony Sarlo, Pueblo, Colo.
Application April 12, 1945, Serial No. 587,987
1 Claim. 1
My present invention, in its broad aspect, has reference to yarn holders and supporting means therefore provided with compartments, or the like, for needles, hooks, thread, yarn, buttons and implements and the like, and to receive the holder when not in use and which may be conveniently carried about, or stored away. More particularly, it is my purpose to provide a collapsible yarn holder, having arms designed to be folded into a compact unit, and improved upstanding spring metal yarn supporting fingers which are designed to be disposed substantially parallel and against and underneath part of the arms when not in use and which will automatically spring to an upstanding yarn supporting position when turned to the active position. To support my improved yarn holder, I provide a cabinet having compartments and a top on which is a support for rotatably and detachably mounting the yarn holder.
Other and equally important objects and advantages of my invention will be apparent from the following description and drawings, and it is pointed out that changes in form, size, shape, materials and construction and arrangement of parts is permissible and within the purview of my broad inventive concept and the scope of the appended claim.
In the drawings wherein I have illustrated a preferred form of my invention:
Figure 1 is a top plan view of the yarn holder;
Figure 2 is a front elevation with doors thereof shown partly open in dotted lines;
Figure 3 is a view showing a yarn holding ringer in passive position against one of the arms, and
Figure 4 is a section on the line 4-4 of Figure 2.
In the drawings wherein like characters of reference are used to designate like or similar parts:
The numerals I and 2 designate the crossed elongated arms of my yarn holder, which may be formed of any suitable material and which in their active position extend at right angles to each other as shown in Figure 1. Connecting the arms at the point Where they cross each other is a pin 3 which is extended to provide a fulcrum.
Attached by bolts 4 or the like, to the respective ends of the arms I and 2 are spring metal yarn holding ngers 5 which have curved upstanding parts Ii-bowed toward the center of the armsand shanks or feet l extending at right-angles to the parts 6. In their active position, the ngers are disposed in the position shown in Figures 1 and 2; the yarn being wound between and upon the fingers. Since the fingers are of spring-metal, a proper tension is given the yarn, and furthermore, the shanks 'I and parts 6 will spring to a substantially axially aligned position as shown in Figure 6 to be pivoted to lie substantially flush under the arms, while the arms may be folded together to be packed away.
To rotatably support the yarn holder in its active position, I provide a cabinet 8' having a top 9, a bottom I0, sides II, a front I2 and a back I3. Mounted on the top is a sleeve I4 in which the pin 3 is rotatably and detachably mounted to rotatably support the yarn holder. At the front of the cabinet are sliding doors or panels 20 and 2| for the cabinet, the sides being notched to receive the same and there being horizontal and vertical front keeper strips 22. Knobs 23 are provided for manipulating the doors or panels.
From the foregoing, it is believed that the operation and advantages of my invention will be apparent, but it is again pointed out that interpretation of the scope of my invention should only be conclusive when made in the light of the subjoined claim.
A yarn holder comprising a cabinet, a pair of crossed arms removably and rotatably mounted upon the cabinet and extending at right angles to each other, and a spring metal yarn supporting linger mounted at the end of each arm, said fingers each comprising a foot portion revolubly mounted upon the underside of an arm and an integrally formed normally upwardly extending engaging portion adapted to be resiliently engaged with the underside of the arm when the foot portion is rotated.
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