Results for: Skein

In Definitions

What does skein mean?

After yarn is spun it is wound into a skein on a niddy-noddy or skein winder. A skein is a coil of yarn wound like a garden hose, with a circumference usually of 1-2 yards. . (MORE)
In Crocheting and Knitting

How much yarn is in one skein?

The amout of yarn in each skein varies ALOT !!!!! Each brand makes a different sized skein.. check the label. it will tell you both the yardage and the ounces.. and the new (MORE)
In Geese

What is a skein?

A skein is a flock of geese flying in a v type formation. Thisreduces the drag created by air flowing over their wings enablingthem to fly further.
In Wool

What is a skein of wool?

A skein of wool indicates that the length of yarn is made of wool and is sold as a skein, or hank. There is no standard for a skein's length or weight.
In Sentence and Word Structure

What is a sentence with skein?

She sheered her alpacas, carded the wool and spun it, then produced eight-ounce skeins of yarn to sell to her customers.
In Wool

How do you set a skein of wool after spinning it?

SOAK it in warm water with a little bit of detergent with VERY LIMITED agitation to avoid the wool felting. Rinse in clean, cool water and hang to air dry. If the spun wool is (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What are skein members?

you may be referring to a flock of geese or swans flying in a V formation
In Wool

Is skein are wool?

Skein is a non-standard length of spun fibre, which can be wool or any other fibre.
In Uncategorized

What is a tangled skein of jute?

Jute is a strong, heavy fiber-like string, which comes in a looselycoiled roll called a skein. When the string comes loose from theroll, it can become knotted and tangled.