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Skeins Yarn Examiner

Examine skeins of yarn to detect flaws.

What does a Skeins Yarn Examiner do?

Examines skeins of yarn to detect flaws, such as soils, slubs, breaks, and uneven dyeing or twisting: Shakes skeins to straighten yarn, hangs skeins on rod and spreads and pulls yarn around rod to locate imperfections. Cuts out slubs and ties yarn ends together. Examines winding and tying of skein to determine if skein has been made according to job order. Weighs skein from each lot and records weight. Records number and type of flaws found in each lot of yarn. Knots hank of yarn around several skeins to form bundle and packs bundles into boxes for shipment. May remove soils with cleaning fluid.