1) To tell a story, which more or less at any given moment contains a dubious amount of exaggeration. (To spin a yarn)

2) To have conversation with someone, most likely pertaining to trivial matters.
1) To spin a yarn - "One time I saw this dog driving a car, and it was wearing a cape!"

2)"I'll see you later on, we'll catch up and have a bit of a yarn"
by wads millenia October 9, 2003
Fibre. Natural or synthetic, for example wool, nylon. Often found as one continuous thread bound into a ball, used for knitting.
"the damn kittens got my ball of yarn! how am i going to knit my leg warmers now!"
by hal October 14, 2003
Instead Of Yeah
or
Instead of Awesome
nartwell: "Did you get that Joke?"
spunkmeyer: "Yarn."
or
Bort: "Let's go smoke some dope"
goose: "Yarny"
by Mikel May 14, 2003
The number one thing kittens can't resist playing with despite knowing the consequences; basically kryptonite but for kittens.
*rolls ball of yarn in front of kitten*
Kitten: mus not plai wif teh yarn..... mus... resis...
*few seconds later*
Kitten: YARN!!!!!! *gets into a tangled mess*
by UwUltimateDoge November 7, 2019
A mental erection caused by the sight of either a beautiful skein of yarn or a remarkably well-made knitted object. Useful for knitting nerds only.
Man, that sweater was so gorgeous it gave me an instant yarn-on!
by devleger December 22, 2008
The process in which one envelopes another's place of residence to keep one from entering or leaving the premesis (An alternative of TPing). Best results when done creatively.
We went yarning last night and covered the whole porch, so they couldn't get out the next morning.
by Samantha Miller November 4, 2007