Originally Posted by Gatica
Many places use the word skein to describe a unit of yarn being sold whether a ball or twisted hank. I wouldn't rely on the term for defining the quantity being sold or the form in comes in. You're better off looking up by manufacturer.
I don't rely on that, and look at the meterage of the wool instead to work out what I need. When the wool turns up, I can then either use straight away if it's a ball, or have to wind the hanks.
Originally Posted by wmpdd3
I really have to get back to taking pics of the stuff I make. it's so annoying when you go to make something again and you can't remember how you did it.
all I ask when I make garments for people it's a pic of the wearing in, but most forget.....
I don't take pictures of the pieces I make for myself. But I do if I'm making for others. Just as well, really. I made a baby blanket for my nephew and had his name & DoB embroidered on a patch which I then sewed on the blanket. It got lost in the post!
But I did take a picture before sending.