Is worsted yarn DK?
Is worsted weight yarn the same as DK? No. Worsted is thicker than DK. Worsted is sometimes known as 10 ply yarn, while DK is referred to as 8 ply.
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 number is DK weight yarn?
DK yarn is equivalent to #3 Light on the Standard Yarn Weight System. It is often used for infant wear and lightweight garments. Gauge for DK is 5-6 stitches per inch on a US 4-6 needle.
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