Sunday, 29 May 2011

Knitting Reference-Yarn Types

Depending on which English speaking country you originate from, we tend to have different names for the same thing and this is certainly true of yarn types. Please see table below:


Australia/UKUS
1 plylace weight
2 ply, 3plybaby, fingering
4 plysport weight
8 ply, double knit, dk  worsted weight
10 ply, Aranfisherman or medium
12 ply, Chunkybulky