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Home : Our Yarns : Substituting Yarn
 

Substituting Yarn

If you are substituting yarn, be sure to do a gauge swatch so you know what the finished fabric will look like. It's also important to understand how much yarn to purchase when substituting.
 
 
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Glitterspun« (old)
(DISCONTINUED)


CATEGORY 4: WORSTED WEIGHT: AFGHAN, ARAN YARN
The most popular weight for knitting and crocheting. An ideal weight for throws and many adult garments. UK/Australia approximate equivalent: 10 ply, Aran weight


Weight/Measure:
1.75 oz./50 g (115 yd/105 m)

Gauge:

Knit: 18 stitches x 26 rows = 4" (10cm) on  size 8 (5mm) needles
Crochet:  16 sc + 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) with size I-9 (5.5mm) hook

Al-Pa-Ka
Amazing®
Baby Wool
Chenille Sensations
Concerto
Cotton-Ease® (original)
Cotton-Ease«
Cupcake®
Fishermen's Wool®
Fun
Heartland
Imagine (Old)
Jamie® 4-Ply
Jamie® Classic
Jazz
Keppi
Keppi Crochet Kits
Kitchen Cotton
Landscapes«
LB Collection« Organic Wool
LB Collection« Pure Wool
LB Collection« Crepe Melange
LB Collection« Crepe Twist
Lion® Cashmere Blend
Lion® Chenille
Lion® Cotton
Lion® Cotton 1 Pound Cones
Lion® Organic Cotton
Lion« Wool
Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Cotton Hemp
Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Merino
Monet
Mystery Box
Nature's Choice Organic« Cotton
Pound of Love«
Recycled Cotton
Sonata
Superwash Merino Cashmere
Vanna's Choice®
Vanna's Choice® Baby
Vanna's Palettes
Vanna's Tapestry
Wool-Ease®
To view all yarns, click here.
 
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