An upright swift can be used instead of folding swifts to hold a skein. The upright swift can hold two skeins simultaneosly, when two extra rollers are used. The height of the upright swift is 140 cm (55 1/8″) and its width 40 cm (15 3/4″). It weighs 5 kg (11 lbs). The width of rollers is 24 cm (9 1/2″).