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Answer: Most yarns that you will find at the big craft store chains or at discount stores that sell yarn comes either in a ball or a skein. A ball is literally a round conglomeration of yarn. The yarn can be pulled from the outside of the ball, and sometimes from the inside as well. A skein is similar to a ball but it is formed into an oblong shape. It's the classic shape most people think of when they think of yarn. Yarn can be pulled either from the outside or the inside of a skein of yarn. A hank is a different way of selling yarn in which the yarn is loosely wound into a large ring shape and then twisted on itself to make a package that's easy to ship and store. Untwist the hank and you'll find yourself faced with a big ring of yarn that needs to be wound into a ball before it is used. Hanks, balls and skeins are all fine to work with; one is not a better choice than the others. Many luxury yarns and high-quality yarns are only available in hanks, so you'll have to work with one sooner or later.
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YarnWool or synthetic fibers that are woven together and sometimes used in nitting clothing. arange two sets of yarn is called yarn
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Literal definition: yarn - noun, a string of textile fiber typically composed of wool, cotton, synthetic materials, or a combination. Metaphorical definition: yarn - noun, a …story or tale.
A "yarn" is a story or tall tale -- swapping yarns is when one of you tells a story and then the other one "swaps" by telling another one. Another type of yarn swapping is a …party for knitting enthusiasts. Each participant brings yarn from her "stash" that she's decided she won't be using after all and people either trade for the yarn from other people's stashes, or play games to randomly assign a new owner for each skein contributed.
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The "fibers" twisted & spun together with particular twist & specific method, can be a usual definition of Yarn. Now these "fibers" can be of many kind. These are classified i…nto many categories. Natural Fibers Cotton, Jute, Silk etc. Synthetic Fibers Bamboo, Modal, Acetate, Viscose, Rayon, etc. Animal Fibers from sheep, Rabit, Camel, Cashmere, Llama, Manmade Fibers Polyester, etc. Similarly, there are lot of fibers and similarly many kinds of yarns can be produced from these fibers. Say, if there are 10 fibers, then tentatively we can produce more than 100 types of yarns from them. Because different fibers can be mixed together to produce mixed blend yarn. And there are many different types of "Spinnings" as well. Ring spun, AutoCoro, Wet spun, Jet spun, etc. So lets guess, if there are 5 fibers, then we can produce more than 50 types of yarns. And if we have 50 different types of yarns, then we can produce more than 500 different kinds of fabrics from them (Knitted & Woven).
It can fray at the ends, untwist, give you wool burns. That's all i know.
The official pronunciation according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary is yärn. You can look this up here: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yarn and listen to a soun…d clip of the pronunciation.
In this context it might simply mean that the yarn requires cleaning or washing.
A hank of yarn is a ring of yarn. This ring is generally then twisted on itself, and one end pulled through the opposite end, to create a shape like a braid. From a hank, y…ou would generally roll a ball of yarn so that it is easier for you to use without the hank getting all tangled and pulled taut or out of shape.
Another name for a hank of yarn would be a skein of yarn.
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While there are general standards, there are no absolute standards for the amount of yarn in either a skein or a hank. The amount depends on the weight of the yarn and which… fibres are including in its spinning.
VERY carefully. I've only seen hanks made out of natural yarns and that means that the probability of making a tangle mess if you are not careful are astronomical. Hanks have …two twists, one to make it compact, so if you tug it, will give in and you'll see it's a huge circle twisted within itself. Now you'll see that there are ties all around the hank holding this huge circle together. All except one, are pieces of surplus yarn tying the circle together. Here is where it gets interesting, you should have another person with his or her hands inside the circle of the hank making the circle taut. Cut the ties that hold the circle together and start winding the yarn into a ball or to a machine if you have a yarn winder. By any means DO NOT knit right out of the hank, the friction will lock the yarn together and will create a HUGE mess. I learned my lesson with raw alpaca yarn I got from Argentina. I cried my eyes out and had a troupe of knitting buddies unravelling the hot mess I created.
Unfortunately, there are no standards for amounts of yarn, which can come in various forms: balls; skeins; hanks; cones are terms which come to my mind quickly. I would say… that in my mind, a ball would have less yarn than a skein, which would have less yarn than a hank, and what would generally have the most yardage, would be a cone00but those are MY distinctions, based upon absolutely NOTHING, just how I use the words, unless I am referring to a specific form of a particular yarn. So, for you to find out how much yarn is in a hank, you would have to look at the specific brand of yarn, and read (on the "ball band," the paper band which encircles the hank, or the tag attached to the hank of yarn), and read the actual yardage of that particular yarn hank. Also, be aware that just because Company A had 350 yards of yarn for one variation of their yarn, that all hanks would have 350 yards--it not necessarily true. The other variations could have any amount of yarn in a hank. Therefore, you would need to read the ball band, or tag on the hank to get the amount of yarn in that particular hank, or you could go to the manufacturers website and see if they list how many yards are in the hank. By the way, there are brands, and yarns that are sold that only give the amount in that form of yarn in ounces--no yardage given! Now, that can be fun to convert into approximate yardage!