A parcel consisting of two or more skeins of yarn or thread tied together.
refers to the number of strands tied together at one end. These strands usually do not usually have clasps attached.
a traditional measure of length for yarn. The length of yarn in a hank varies with the market and the material; for example, a hank of cotton yarn traditionally included 840 yards (768 meters) of yarn, while a hank of wool yarn was 560 yards (512 meters). For both cotton and wool, these traditional hanks are equal to 7 leas or to 12 cuts. In the U.S., however, a hank of woolen yarn is generally 1600 yards (1463 meters). In retail trade, a hank is often equal to 6 or 7 skeins of varying size.
A measure of YARN varying for different materials; the cotton HANK is 840 yards.
A hank of tapestry wool is approximately 55 meters and a hank of crewel wool is approximatle 180 meters.
a coil of rope or wool or yarn
a coil of yarn wound in a figure eight which must be wound into a ball before using
a string of pearls that has not been knotted and does not have a clasp
A definite length of textile material that varies according to the material. A hank of wool is 560 yards, cotton and silk is 840 yards and linen is 300 yards.
sometimes called a skein. Also a means of packaging rope or cords by winding it into a series of loops and tying them about the center.
A length of measurement equaling 840 yards.
A continuous loop of yarn, without a specific measurement or weight the circumference of which can be a yard, metre, 45 inches or 60 inches depending on the type of textile trade. See skein.
an unsupported coil comprising wraps of yarn (or sliver) made by winding the yarn on a reeling machine with a cross-wound pattern and then binding it to prevent tangling.
A textile in a coiled form (skein).
A 560-yard unit of wool yarn wound on a reel.
A long loop of yarn â€“ a form in which yarn is wound and sold. A hank needs to be wound into a ball before knitting.
1. An unsupported coil (e.g., approximately 135cm in circumference) composed of wraps of yarn or sliver and wound on a reeling machine with a cross-wound pattern that allows the resulting assembly of strands to be leased (see leasing).
coil, loop, or ring, especially of rope.
In the textile industry, a hank refers to a unit of yarn or twine that is in a coiled form. This is often the best form for use with hand looms, compared to the cone form needed for power looms. Hanks come in a fixed length depending on the type of material, so the term hank is sometimes used as a unit of measure.