Although I speak the language reasonably well it's not good enough for these sorts of details.
..nor for the subtle tones of frustration
Might be good to add "hanks, skeins, spools, cakes, and balls" to the initialism thread or to a similar jargon thread. Or just a ...
"How do you get your fiber?" thread.
Somewhere about, brittyknits posted a link to a UK & US chart of knitting & crochet terms.
"We say double crochet they say single crochet, Let's frog the whole thing off"