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Angora (often lower case) yarn or cloth made from either of these kinds of hair. Angora is used to make sweaters and other articles of clothing. [1/3 definitions]
bobbin a spool on which thread or yarn is wound for use in sewing or weaving.
crochet needlework made with a hooked needle that pulls the thread or yarn in a pattern of connected loops. [1/2 definitions]
darn1 to mend by weaving thread or yarn over a hole in cloth.
fringe an edge of hanging threads, yarn, or strips of leather used to decorate clothing or drapes. [1/2 definitions]
homespun made into cloth or spun into yarn at home. [2/3 definitions]
knit to join together loops of yarn by hand with long needles or by machine, in order to make various items such as sweaters, blankets, and shawls. [1/5 definitions]
knot1 a tying together of material such as rope, string, or yarn that is used to fasten. [1/6 definitions]
linen cloth, yarn, or thread made from flax. [1/2 definitions]
mop a tool with rags, a sponge, or yarn attached to one end of a long handle. A mop is used to wash floors or decks. [1/3 definitions]
nylon a strong, artificial material used to make yarn, cloth, plastic, and many other products. [2 definitions]
pile3 the thick, soft fiber on the surface of a rug or a piece of cloth. Pile is made of loops of yarn or other material that are sometimes cut.
skein a length of yarn or thread wound in a long, loose loop before it is knitted or woven.
stitch a single loop of thread or yarn drawn through cloth or other material. [1/5 definitions]
strand2 a length of fibers, threads, wires, or hairs twisted together to form yarn, rope, or cable. [1/3 definitions]
tuft a group or clump of long strands that are attached at one end and loose at the other. Yarn, hair, and grass are some strands that can form tufts.
twist something twisted, curled, or made into a spiral, such as citrus peel, hair, or yarn. [1/18 definitions]
wool yarn made from this hair. [2/5 definitions]