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What is "Skein" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 03-May-2023 (9 months, 24 days ago)
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Skein
Skein is when a length of yarn is bundled in a loose roll rather than put on a cone (as you would purchase from store)- usually done if yarn is going to a dye vat or needs a treatment in a manufacturing/knitting mill environment.

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