The length of skein adopted was 450 metres and the unit of length the half decigramme.
Only after emptying a bottle or two did he feel dimly that the terribly tangled skein of life which previously had terrified him was not as dreadful as he had thought.
A silk " throwster " receives his silk in skein form, the thread of which consists of a number of silk fibres wound together to make a certain diameter or size, the separate fibre having actually been spun by the worm, and this fibre may measure anything from Soo to woo yds.
Despite his open protests and subterraneous counter-mining, war was actually declared against Sweden in 1675, and his subsequent policy seemed so obscure and hazardous to those who did not possess the clue to the perhaps purposely tangled skein, that the numerous enemies whom his arrogance and superciliousness had raised up against him, resolved to destroy him.
The whole tangled skein of Italian politics, in that involved and stormy period, is unravelled with a patience and an insight that are above praise.
If it's a huge skein, I might only buy one, but I like long scarves and would rather have too much yarn than not enough.
For big fluffy wooly yarns you'll probably only need one skein of yarn, but you might need more than one if the skeins are small.
Everybody has someone in their family who at one time took up knitting as a craft, even if was many years ago that you remember your mother or grandmother rolling a skein into a ball of yarn.
skein of geese in flight.
skein of thick bright wool.
So thank you one skein pal - you chose very well.
The blue train sped with the precision of a skein of geese in flight.
She is knitting the sleeve of a jumper with a skein of thick bright wool.
In some districts, especially in Yorkshire, the count is based on the number of yards per ounce, and in others the older method of drams avoirdupois per woo yard skein.
The pattern uses six skeins of Artisan Lace Weight yarn (20 gram skein = 300 meters ).
He weaves a wistful skein of from the frayed and tangled threads of our everyday lives.
He does he contain AA batteries Ages 8 and he does he arrive skein in china.
SIMPLE STOCKING HAT Material: One 3 ounce skein worsted weight yarn Large needle for sewing up.
In Red Heart, I used nearly all of an 8 oz skein plus the trim color to get the length.
The pattern uses six skeins of Artisan Lace Weight yarn (20 gram skein = 300 meters).
He does he contain AA batteries were being measured roughly Ages 3 to skein of china.
Do we deal with a Janus facing forward and back along some endless skein of history?
There is no common measurement for how much yardage is in a ball or skein of yarn.
Each skein that is dyed together has the same dye lot, which is a number found on the yarn label.
Hats: Take one huge skein of Super Saver Jumbo and you can knit or crochet hats for everyone on your gift list.
You will find several threads bundled like a loose rope when the skein wrapper is opened.
Chunky thickness (55m per 100g skein) Knit by hand or weave into sumptuous hats, scarves and jumpers.
Kneeling up, I swung onto the leading goose of the smaller skein as it passed overhead.
I watched another large skein of geese heading southwest.
skein pal - you chose very well.
skein in china.
skein of history?
The strands, which are sold by the skein, can be separated for very fine work.
skein of china.
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