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« on: October 08, 2005 01:38:15 PM »

what's "light worsted weight yarn"? I thought there was just Worsted weight and that was it?  Undecided

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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2005 01:41:23 PM »

haha nevermind. I think I found out that it's also called "DK" weight. Which I am more familiar with.
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2005 02:13:01 PM »

I consider light worsted any yarn that knits up most "comfortably" at 5 stitches per inch or slightly over. In other words it's in the light end of the worsted range, but not quite DK.
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2005 06:25:32 PM »

yea the pattern read "heavy double knitting yarn or light worsted weight"

And it took me forever to get that "double knitting" means "DK" haha. Thanks for the post tho - *crosses fingers for the socks*
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