ADJ. fine, thick
QUANT. length, piece
VERB + YARN knit, spin, weave The yarn is woven into a coarse fabric. | thread The yarn has to be threaded through the needle. | dye | use
PREP. in a/the ~ There's a knot in the yarn.
ADJ. amusing, good | adventure
VERB + YARN spin (sb), tell (sb) He tried to spin us some yarn about how he was collecting for the church. It was all lies.
PREP. ~ about