So by knitting with bigger needles, you’ll have larger loops on the needles of the finer segments of the yarn as well, which will allow easy passage of the puffy parts. A second advantage to knitting thick and thin yarn with larger needles is the strain on your hands.
What is a DK yarn?
DK stands for double knit yarn or wool. You might still see the term “double knit wool” in older knitting patterns. Most modern patterns and yarns just use the initials DK.
Is knitting good for dementia?
Knitting May Reduce Chronic Pain and Help With Dementia
“There is an enormous amount of research showing that knitting has physical and mental health benefits, that it slows the onset of dementia, combats depression and distracts from chronic pain.
Why is knitting so hard?
Can you knit socks on flat needles?
To knit socks on 2 straight needles, you will basically knit a flat piece of fabric and then sew up the seam at the end. Many knit flat sock knitting patterns advise to use the Kitchener stitch to seam the piece. There are also patterns which use crochet to sew the sock up at the end.