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01-22-2009, 10:22 PM
I was on a discussion board & they were using "cake" like crazy. It sounded like it was the finished wound up ball of yarn. What exactly is cake?
Thank you for your replies! :grphug:

01-22-2009, 10:36 PM
A "yarn cake" is yarn that has been wound up on a ball winder. It ends up being cylindrical like a cake.



I wind my yarn by hand, but I try to make it somewhat cake like so it doesn't roll all over the place.

Jan in CA
01-23-2009, 03:03 PM
My center pull balls always look like cakes and I love that they don't roll all over! I learned from Amy's instructions here in KH. The sample she's showing is nothing like what mine are. Mine are like the pictures from the previous post.


01-23-2009, 04:09 PM
MMMMMMMmmmmmmmmm,...cake.:balloons: I love cake.

I know this isn't knitting related but, I'm hungry and there's no junk food in my house. Hahahaha