Our top selling products

ZAUBERBALL 100 corner of the sofa 2245
ZAUBERBALL 100 corner of the sofa 2245
£12.90
ZAUBERBALL Shadows 1508
ZAUBERBALL Shadows 1508
£11.50
Peach Eyelash
Peach Eyelash
£2.50
Schoppel-Wolle LACE BALL 100 middle earth 2365
Schoppel-Wolle LACE BALL 100 middle earth 2365
£13.50
CRAZY ZAUBERBALL Shooting Star 2292
CRAZY ZAUBERBALL Shooting Star 2292
£10.90
Karbonz Interchangeable Short Tip Needles
Karbonz Interchangeable Short Tip Needles
£8.50
ZAUBERBALL 100 tea ceremony 2249
ZAUBERBALL 100 tea ceremony 2249
£12.90
ZAUBERBALL 6-ply Parrot 1701
ZAUBERBALL 6-ply Parrot 1701
£17.95
PARROT Dance 3
PARROT Dance 3
£14.00
CRAZY ZAUBERBALL Riverbed 1660
CRAZY ZAUBERBALL Riverbed 1660
£10.90
CRAZY ZAUBERBALL Mars experiment 2337
CRAZY ZAUBERBALL Mars experiment 2337
£10.90
Schoppel-Wolle LACE BALL 100 shaft of light 2264
Schoppel-Wolle LACE BALL 100 shaft of light 2264
£13.50
SUPER SOXX CASHMERE brick red 09
SUPER SOXX CASHMERE brick red 09
£14.95
KUNSTGARN 12 seagreen
KUNSTGARN 12 seagreen
£7.00
ZAUBERBALL Monochrome 2263
ZAUBERBALL Monochrome 2263
£11.50
Schoppel-Wolle ZAUBER FLOWER red cabbage will be red cabbage 217
Schoppel-Wolle ZAUBER FLOWER red cabbage will be red cabbage 217
£19.95
DAS PAAR Hobby Gardener
DAS PAAR Hobby Gardener
£10.90
JAWOLL MAGIC degradé 21 bluebird
JAWOLL MAGIC degradé 21 bluebird
£9.95
Bamboo Interchangeable Std Tip Needles
Bamboo Interchangeable Std Tip Needles
£6.50
Dusky Pink Eyelash
Dusky Pink Eyelash
£2.50
Knitting Sizes
Knitting Sizes and Terminology PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 10
PoorBest 
Written by teddsy2   
Saturday, 01 November 2008 20:38

Yarn size

Category name Symbol Description Crochet gauge Hook size
Super fine sock, fingering, baby 21 - 32 sts 2.25mm - 3.5 mm
Fine sport, baby 16 - 20 sts 3.5mm - 4.5 mm
Light DK, light worsted 12 - 17 sts 4.5mm - 5.5 mm
Medium worsted, Afghan, Aran 11 - 14 sts 5.5mm - 6.5 mm
Bulky chunky, craft, rug 8 - 11 sts 6.5mm - 9 mm
Super Bulky bulky, roving 5 - 9 sts 9mm & larger

Terminology

Common terms used to describe knitting and crochet yarn properties.

Term Description
Absorbency The ability of a fiber to hold water, determines sweat absorption and suitability for warm weather wear.
Breathability How readily air passes through the fiber.
Dyeability How well the fiber accepts and holds color.
Hand/Handle Tactile description: softness, resiliency, etc.
Loft The amount of air between fibers.
Resiliency (elasticity) The tendency of a fiber to resume its original shape after stretching.
Thickness The diameter of the fiber in micrometres.
Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2009 12:59
 

Your Cart

VirtueMart
Your Cart is currently empty.

Facebook

paypal-secure-logo

Latest Products


Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/knitting/public_html/modules/mod_virtuemart_latestprod/mod_virtuemart_latestprod.php on line 42
Opal Sock Yarn odds and sods
Opal Sock Yarn odds and sods
£5.50



Lilac Eyelash
Lilac Eyelash
£2.50



Purple Eyelash
Purple Eyelash
£2.50



ADMIRAL TWEED BUNT natural 980
ADMIRAL TWEED BUNT natural 980
£8.90



ADMIRAL TWEED BUNT anthracite 8805
ADMIRAL TWEED BUNT anthracite 8805
£8.90



ADMIRAL TWEED BUNT black 880
ADMIRAL TWEED BUNT black 880
£8.90