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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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Chunky USA
(DISCONTINUED)


CATEGORY 5: BULKY WEIGHT: CHUNKY, CRAFT, RUG YARN
Heavier than worsted weight, bulky yarn works up quickly and easily for such things as hats, scarves, and throws. UK/Australia approximate equivalent: 13 ply


Weight/Measure:
4.00 oz./113 g (155 yd/141 m)

Gauge:
Knit: 12 stitches x 16 rows = 4" (10 cm) on size 11 (8 mm) needles
Crochet: 10 sc + 10 rows = 4: (10 cm) with size P-15 (10 mm) hook
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