Re: how do you say skein?
I've only ever heard one person say skeen, and she was just teaching herself to knit so not around it very often. I've always said skane. But I have a family full of crafters who are anal about spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
For some reason though I always had said merino as "MARE i noh" instead of "mah REE noh". Still untraining myself from that one.
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Mama to Pi 9/14/08 Pixie 6/5/11
and Baby E 5/2/13
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