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Yarn Weight Guide


There are so many ways to describe yarn sizes that it can become confusing.  Here is our table of yarn sizes that includes the number of yards per pound and other measurement so you can easily decide if a yarn will work for your intended project.

Name

Yards/#

Stitches /In

Knitting Needle Size

WPI

Sky Loom Weavers Yarns

Lace Weight

2400+

8 or more

000-1

18 or more

Alpine Lace

Swiss Lace

Fingering/Sock

1800-2400

6-8

1-3

16

Kona Coast

Splendor

Hand Spun

Sport Weight

1200-1800

5-6

3-5

14

Goddess Sport

Mariner

Monte Carlo

Hand Spun

DK Weight

1200

5.5

5-7

13

Lovely

Hand Spun

Worsted Weight

900-1200

4-5

7-9

12

Ida

Inca

Kalispell

Penelope

Hand Spun

Bulky Weight

600-900

3-4

9-11

10

Stag

Hand Spun

Very Bulky Weight

300-600

2-3

11-16

8

Hand Spun

Very Very Bulky Weight

Less than 300

2 or less

16 and greater

Less than 8

Hand Spun