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Old 11-08-2006, 06:48 PM   #11
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Yes, *in therory* the fibers are not tensed or stressed in a hank. The twist is loose and not as tight as a ball. You are *supposed* to only wind it in a ball when you knit with it.
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Old 11-08-2006, 06:59 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Liliyarn
Yes, *in therory* the fibers are not tensed or stressed in a hank. The twist is loose and not as tight as a ball. You are *supposed* to only wind it in a ball when you knit with it.
It does make sense. Well, I guess that's your answer, ChristineDoucet.
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Old 11-08-2006, 07:38 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by janelanespaintbrush
I read somewhere (probably here but I'm too lazy to do a search right now) that yarn is better kept in hanks since they're looser and thus less stressful to the fiber. Whether this is true, I don't know.
I think it was on this forum a few weeks ago.
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Old 11-09-2006, 08:41 AM   #14
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Old 11-09-2006, 08:59 AM   #15
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I think they're just prettier in hanks, too.
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