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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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Lion® Crochet Cotton
(DISCONTINUED)


CATEGORY 1: FINGERING WEIGHT: SOCK, FINGERING, BABY YARN
A very lightweight yarn used for babywear, socks, and other delicate items.UK/Australia approximate equivalent: 3 ply, 4 ply, 5 ply, jumper weight


Weight/Measure:
3.30 oz./94 g (400 yd/360 m)

Gauge:
Knit: 36 stitches x 42 rows = 4" (10 cm) on size 1 (2.25 mm) needles
Crochet: 28 sc + 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) on D-3 (3.5mm) hook
Lamé
LB 1878
LB Collection® Silk Mohair
Serenade
Sock-EaseTM
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