Some articles on yarn:
... Yarn for hand-knitting is usually sold as balls or skeins (hanks), although it may also be wound on spools or cones ... Skeins and balls are generally sold with a yarn-band, a label that describes the yarn's weight, length, dye lot, fiber content, washing instructions, suggested needle size, likely ... It is common practice to save the yarn band for future reference, especially if additional skeins must be purchased ...
Famous quotes containing the word thinner:
“Everyone nowadays lives through too much and thinks through too little: they have a ravenous appetite and colic at the same time so that they keep getting thinner and thinner no matter how much they eat.Whoever says nowadays, I have not experienced anythingis a simpleton.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)