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Yarn Weight Symbol & Category Names

Type of Yarns in Category
Sock, Fingering, Baby
Sport, Baby
DK, Light Worsted
Worsted, Afghan, Aran
Chunky, Craft, Rug
Bulky, Roving
Knit Gauge Range* in Stockinette Stitch to 4 inches
27–32 sts
23–26 sts
21–24 st
16–20 sts
12–15 sts
6–11 sts
Recommended Needle
Metric Size Range
U.S. Size Range

2.25— 3.25 mm
1 to 3

3.25— 3.75 mm
3 to 5

3.75— 4.5 mm
5 to 7

4.5— 5.5 mm
7 to 9

5.5— 8 mm
9 to 11

8 mm and up
11 and up
Crochet Gauge* Ranges in Single Crochet to 4 inch
21–32 sts
16–20 sts
12–17 sts
11–14 sts
8–11 sts
5–9 sts
Recommended Hook
Metric Size Range
U.S Size Range

2.25— 3.5 mm
B–1 to E–4

3.5— 4.5 mm
E–4 to 7

4.5— 5.5 mm
7 to I–9

5.5— 6.5 mm
I–9 to K–10 1⁄2

6.5— 9 mm
K–10 1⁄2 to M–13

9 mm and up
M–13 and up

* GUIDELINES ONLY: The above reflect the most commonly used gauges and needle or hook sizes for specific yarn categories.

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Lace and Fingering, Sock and Baby Weight Yarn
Lace and Fingering, Sock and Baby Weight Yarn
Sock, Fingering and Baby weight yarns have the following gauge ranges and recommended needle and hook sizes according to the Standard Yarn Weight Syst...
Sport and Baby       Weight Yarn
Sport and Baby Weight Yarn
Sport and Baby weight yarns have the following gauge ranges and recommended needle and hook sizes according to the Standard Yarn Weight System by the ...
DK and Light          Worsted  Weight Yarn
DK and Light Worsted Weight Yarn
DK and Light Worsted weight yarns have the following gauge ranges and recommended needle and hook sizes according to the Standard Yarn Weight System b...
Worsted and Aran,   and Afghan Weight Yarn
Worsted and Aran, and Afghan Weight Yarn
Worsted, Afghan and Aran weight yarns have the following gauge ranges and recommended needle and hook sizes according to the Standard Yarn Weight Syst...
Bulky and Chunky   and Craft Rug Yarn
Bulky and Chunky and Craft Rug Yarn
Bulky, Chunky, Craft and Rug weight yarns have the following gauge ranges and recommended needle and hook sizes according to the Standard Yarn Weight ...
Super Bulky Yarn       and Roving
Super Bulky Yarn and Roving
(Super) Bulky and Roving weight yarns have the following gauge ranges and recommended needle and hook sizes according to the Standard Yarn Weight Syst...
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Ivy Brambles Silky Merino Light Yarn - Corn Silk $29.95
Ivy Brambles Silky Merino Light Yarn - Corn Silk
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Cascade 220 Superwash Yarn  897 Baby Denim
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Opal Sock Yarn Love Story 7910
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Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted Yarn #120 Petunias $18.95
Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted Yarn #120 Petunias
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Cascade 220 Superwash Yarn  871 White
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Ivy Brambles SockScene Sock Yarn - 015 Deep Sea
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<p>Custom Batt Making, Fleece Cleaning Demo and Spinning Classes all Weekend at The Yarn and Fiber Company, 14 East Broadway, Derry, NH  03038!   Event Starts at 10:00 and runs through 5:00 both days!  </p><p>

This will be a great weekend to learn what to do with the fleece you purchased and are asking the question, "How do I get this into yarn?" This is a great day to join us and pick up some instruction or pointers. Bring a notebook and be ready to go home with some know-how!
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 Wanna make an Batt? There will be an electric drum carder for custom art-batt making on site this weekend at The Yarn and Fiber Company. You choose what goes into the batt for your next beautiful yarn to be spun! Come early as the batts will be made continuously to order and bring your wheel. You can be spinning your own unique yarn before lunch and be knitting by sundown. 
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Spinning classes for both wheel and drop spindle will be scheduled through the two days.
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All fiber enthusiasts are welcome! Bring your knitting, crochet and spinning wheel and favorite chair and we will be creative until the sheep come home!!!</p> Fleeces, Batts and Spinning! at Yarn and Fiber Saturday 07 June, 2014 to Sunday 08 June, 2014

Custom Batt Making, Fleece Cleaning Demo and Spinning Classes all Weekend at The Yarn and Fiber Company, 14 East Broadway, Derry, NH 03038! Event Starts at 10:00 and runs through 5:00 both days!

This will be a great weekend to learn what to do with the fleece you purchased and are asking the question, "How do I get this into yarn?" This is a great day to join us and pick up some instruction or pointers. Bring a notebook and be ready to go home with some know-how!

Wanna make an Batt? There will be an electric drum carder for custom art-batt making on site this weekend at The Yarn and Fiber Company. You choose what goes into the batt for your next beautiful yarn to be spun! Come early as the batts will be made continuously to order and bring your wheel. You can be spinning your own unique yarn before lunch and be knitting by sundown.

Spinning classes for both wheel and drop spindle will be scheduled through the two days.

All fiber enthusiasts are welcome! Bring your knitting, crochet and spinning wheel and favorite chair and we will be creative until the sheep come home!!!

 
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