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skein

a flock of geese flying
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The embroidery, which was a matter for thought, the design being difficult and the colours wanting consideration, brought lapses into the dialogue when she seemed to be engrossed in her skeins of silk, or, with head a little drawn back and eyes narrowed, considered the effect of the whole.
He took a stool at her feet, and set himself to unravel one of the tangled skeins.
And well I know it, for he borrowed two skeins of my black wool to make it with
The kettle that a skein of wool is dyed in can affect the color of the yarn.
Those who met Lady Ann, the witty, perceptive central character in The Skein , will enjoy meeting her again in The Renaissance of the Skein .
God sent a message out to His children asking for help in revealing His love through the colorful skeins of yarn.
The joint Altran Praxis and AdaCore project began as an informal experiment to demonstrate whether a hash algorithm like Skein could be realistically implemented in SPARK.
Julie hand-spins the rovings into skeins of luxuriant yarns, most of which are not dyed.
com) * skein of medium-worsted yellow yarn * yellow pipe cleaner * felt scraps * glue * scissors
In Yukiko Amano's work, a skein of twine loops around her neck, the ball scooting on the floor in response to her moves--a leash, a noose, or just women's work?
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle; a group of geese in the air is a skein.
Reticular piping coils through portions of Tailspin (all works 2005), recalling Louise Bourgeois's skein drawings, while ductwork vomits up a miasma evocative of Ralph Steadman's blood-and-guts illustrations.