As the yarn you use for Kniterate needs to be wound on a cone, it can be useful to have a cone winder.
Automatic cone winding machine
It can be single-headed or double, meaning it can wind up one or two cones at a time.
It has usually a piece of paraffin that applies a layer of wax to the yarn. The paraffin wax helps to lubricate and strengthen the yarn, making it easier to handle during subsequent textile processes such as weaving or knitting
Single-headed automatic winding machine