How to use Skeins in a sentence
The yarn is now ready for reeling into skeins or for warping, both of which operations are common to all the textile yarns.
Then you know if the pattern takes eight skeins, you'll need to buy a worsted weight yarn and at least 800 yards.
So she always bought two skeins of these onions, although she had plenty in the garden as well.
The pattern uses six skeins of Artisan Lace Weight yarn (20 gram skein = 300 meters ).
Available on cones and spools (we do have some skeins still in stock - please contact the office for details ).Advertisement
His headache pounded, tangled skeins of explosive truth binding him.
The pattern uses six skeins of Artisan Lace Weight yarn (20 gram skein = 300 meters).
Available on cones and spools (we do have some skeins still in stock - please contact the office for details).
Betty tells us that the knitting master wound 3 or 4 skeins of yarn and mingled the ends.
Outside, skeins of mist filled the bottom of the valley below the cot.Advertisement
Say your project requires 1,300 yards of yarn and you're shopping for skeins that have 250 yards each.
Commercial yarn is dyed in large vats, many skeins at a time.
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.
Given that, I will buy a couple of skeins.
Yarn is normally sold in either three-, four-, six- or eight-ounce skeins.Advertisement
Begin by buying several skeins of embroidery floss in the colors you have chosen for your bracelets.
You can buy the floss skeins individually or in packages that include multiple skeins in a variety of colors.
You'll find embroidery floss in your local craft store, or you can buy a package of 36 skeins of floss online for less than four dollars plus shipping.
For instance, a queen size afghan uses roughly 11 skeins of three-ply yarn, which can run well over $100 if you use a more expensive fiber such as mohair or silk.
Besides new or opened skeins, buyers can also purchase patterns and half-finished projects.Advertisement
Skeins will most likely be mixed together and labels may even be missing.