Can I substitute DK yarn for worsted?

Is worsted the same as aran?

While they’re both considered medium weight yarns, worsted yarn is finer than aran weight yarn. Worsted yarn is often knit on 4.5mm needles with a gauge of 4.5-5 stitches per inch. Aran weight yarn is thicker and often loftier than worsted yarn.

Is 8 ply yarn worsted weight?

Is Worsted Weight Yarn 8 Ply? No, worsted weight yarn is not 8 ply. Weight is described as the thickness of the yarn. In Europe and UK, yarn weights are often called by their numbers.

What weight is cotton DK?


Is DK yarn acrylic?

Yarn Weight: DK | 8-Ply Blend: 100% Acrylic Needles: 4mm (US 6) Crochet Hooks: 4mm (F) Ball Weight: 100g (3.5oz) Yarn Length: 276m (302yds) Tension: 22 stitches, 30 rows to 10cm, 4in Paintbox Yarns Simply DK is the ultimate in good value, great quality acrylic.

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