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First of all, even when you can split the yarn, it will be easier to buy thinner yarn or use the yarn you have in alternate turns, mixing the colours by using them next to each other. You also control the use of colours better that way. To test whether the yarn can be split at all, take a short length and take it apart. If the different parts split off ...


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Weaving yarns are described by two numbers separated by a slash, eg 2/5, 3/10, etc. The smaller number is the number of plies The larger number represents the size of each ply. So, a 2/5 yarn has 2 strands of size 5 thread. A 3/10 yarn has 3 strands of size 10 thread. Different sources are inconsistent about which number comes first. Usually the smaller ...


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