ApuSylvi - Handicraft Assist



  • Materials: polyurethane

ApuSylvi - The Handicraft Assist

Do you need assistance with your handicrafts? Introducing the ApuSylvi Handicraft Aid, the perfect tool especially for disabled crafters! ApuSylvi is a must-have for those who struggle with traditional crafting tools. With an ergonomic design and adjustable straps, it helps reduce fatigue and strain, allowing for greater control over crafting projects.

ApuSylvi is a flexible arc-shaped frame invented to help handicraft making. It helps crafting by holding the materials (yarns, fabrics) in place and reducing strain on joints and muscles. It benefits all handicrafters, but especially people with impaired functional ability (age, rheumatism, injury, neurological condition, etc.). It is also an popular equipment for occupational therapists in rehabilitation and evaluation. 

- Helps and assists in all sorts of handicrafts
- Reduces strain on joints and muscles
- Holds materials in place, take a break and continue later.

How does it work?

ApuSylvi is made from flexible non-allergic polyurethane, and it comes with 10 big headed needles, 2 adjustable rubber bands and 2 wooden crossbars.

- Yarn or fabric can be attached to ApuSylvi with needles.
- Yarn is kept tight as slides below the crossbar.
- With the rubber bands you can adjust the tightness of the crossbar.

Harder to explain, easy to see. Watch the videos from the homepage www.apusylvi.fi/en

What kind of handicrafts is it for?

It is for Knitting, crothet, felting, beadwork, embroidery etc. You name it!

Who is it for?

Anyone doing handicrafts. But especially people with impaired functional ability, ex. seniors, people with rheumatism, arthiritis, paralysis, stroke victims, etc. With ApuSylvi you can work even one handed. Contact us for more information, if needed. It is for Knitting, crothet, felting, beadwork etc. You name it!

What is included?

- ApuSylvi - handicraft frame
- 2 pcs of Attachment bands
- 2 pcs of Attachment bars
- 10pcs of Big-headed ApuSylvi -needles (Value 24,95€)
- Printed Manual A4 size
- Free product support

How was it invented?

I am an occupational therapist and i worked with a customer called Sylvi. She is a passioned handicrafter, but due to a stroke, her left side is paralyzed. Sylvi and her husband Jussi invented this shape to make it possible for Sylvi to continue her beloved hobby, without constantly needing to ask Jussi to assist her. We continued to develop the product together and used it in therapy. Sylvi and Jussi are older of ge, so i decided to make this a product and help people to gain joy in their life by doing handicrafts!


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Feb 7-24

Estimated to arrive at your doorstep Feb 7-24!

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