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Yarn

Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery, or ropemaking. Thread is a type of yarn intended for sewing by hand or machine. Modern manufactured sewing threads may be finished with wax or other lubricants to withstand the stresses involved in sewing. Embroidery threads are yarns specifically designed for hand or machine embroidery.

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Emotional interpretation of life and death using yellow yarn and stop-motion animation by Ainslie Henderson. The song is by the British rock band James. It brought a tear to my eye.

Contributed by Alyssa Green

Yarn scraps made into bird's nests.

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Karabella Aeros is a wool-alpaca yarn blended with acrylic yarn.

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Yarn Stars!

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Use yarn to improve gift wrap of any kind!

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Yarn Christmas Tree

A foam cone is used and the yarn is wrapped around the tree. It's a great way to decorate your home for the holidays! The photo did not load the first time I submitted this contribution so I am trying again!

Contributed by Nina Pusateri

Snow Flake Coasters

Great use of yarn for the holidays!

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Yarn Graffiti!?

I had no idea that was a "thing"

Contributed by Nina Pusateri

I find this photo interesting because a friend of mine made this by herself! It is madr of cotton and yarn. I am just blown away by how talented my friends are!

Contributed by Nina Pusateri

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