Pondering the meaning of Yarn …….

I was having a think about the meaning of the word Yarn & how it applies to my project.

I think both meanings apply

Now over to Collins English dictionary

yarn [jɑːn]
1. (Clothing, Personal Arts & Crafts / Textiles) a continuous twisted strand of natural or synthetic fibres, used in weaving, knitting, etc.
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Informal a long and often involved story or account, usually telling of incredible or fantastic events
spin a yarn Informal
a. to tell such a story
b. to make up or relate a series of excuses
(intr) to tell such a story or stories
[Old English gearn; related to Old High German garn yarn, Old Norse görn gut, Greek khordē string, gut]

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003


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