Noun(1) the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events(2) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.
Verb(1) tell or spin a yarn
(1) But it's all still a tale, a yarn , a story, a narrative.(2) The floor was littered with baskets of differently-colored yarn and thread, and a few spinning wheels stood near the far end of the chamber.(3) hanks of pale green yarn(4) The gold-coloured fibre is spun into a breath-taking range of textured yarn and woven into a spectrum of colourful floor coverings, wall hangings and artifacts.(5) Many of the second and third generation of settlers grew flax and spun and wove yarn in addition to tending a small farm.(6) Ann Kemp left Lancashire in the mid-1980s to farm on Islay, hand shearing her own rare breed sheep, spinning their wool into yarn , dyeing it with natural dyes and knitting it.(7) There is also a deep fascination with texture from the fine silk cotton yarn , to the merino and the matted felt coats she constructs.(8) he had a bit of a yarn with the others(9) he never let reality get in the way of a good yarn(10) The detective yarn is one of the most formally defined modes of storytelling.(11) There was a guy in there showing a girl how to spin yarn using a spindle.(12) Older women continue to weave long, colorful sashes with red wool yarn on a white cotton background.(13) There was a curtain of blue beads and green and blue shells threaded with shimmering silver yarn , turning the doorway into a magical entrance to a seascape.(14) The plan now is to get hold of some fleece or other spinnable fibre, infuse it with power from various herbs and additives, spin it into yarn using my magic spindle, then weave it into magical cloth.(15) My mother sewed most of my clothes as a child, so I have an affinity for patterns, cloth, thread and yarn .(16) As all wine drinkers know, the Australian wine story is a great yarn .
(1) ball of yarn :: bolletjie tou
1. thread ::
2. story ::
3. recital ::
Different Formsyarn, yarns
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