What Is a Ball of Yarn Called?


A ball of yarn is called skein or hank or a clew. There are many different types of yarn in the world today which are used to make clothing and household items.
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A skein is an oblong ball, a hank is just a yarn wrapped in loops.
A skein is "a loosely coiled length of yarn or thread." http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skein One usually buys a skein of yarn from the store, but at home winds
depends whether you're the hitter or the pitcher.
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A ball of yarn can also be called a skein. To make a skein of yarn you can do it by hand or you can use what is called a ball or wool winder.
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