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Old 03-18-2010, 11:19 AM   #1
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Mill Ends?
Has anyone ever bought mills ends?

I came across some auctions on ebay. The pictures show skeins. What exactly are mill ends, anyway?
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Old 03-18-2010, 05:29 PM   #2
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Leftovers from the factory that aren't enough to make full skeins with usually. But that doesn't mean there's only a few yards, usually there could be a hundred yards or more per bundle
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Old 03-18-2010, 05:46 PM   #3
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Thanks Sue. The word "ends" threw me.
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Old 03-18-2010, 05:51 PM   #4
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They're the 'ends' of the huge chunk of yarn that's spun up.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:24 PM   #5
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NICE!
I was completely unaware of these, I will have to keep my eye out from now on.
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I've heard that AC Moore stores sometimes have Caron and RH mill ends, so if you're near one, you might check there.
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Old 03-20-2010, 09:58 AM   #7
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perfectly decent yarn
it is just the end of the run
i use this yarn to make afghans or scarfs for charity
i practise on yarn like this
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Old 03-20-2010, 11:22 AM   #8
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I'm really sorry I didn't see this post earlier. I, too, buy mill ends or remnants to make afghans for the VA here. It's really a great way to have a lot of yarn for quick projects for charity.
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