Yarn Weight Equivalents

In patterns you will see reference to the type of a yarn you need to use (not the make but the weight of yarn) – these are different for US patterns and UK patterns. It is useful to know the US/UK equivalents when using patterns and buying yarn.

Yarn Weight Equivalents

UK US
4-ply Sportweight
Doubleknitting Worsted
Aran Fisherman or Medium weight
Chunky Bulky

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