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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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LB Collection« Baby Alpaca



CATEGORY 3: DK WEIGHT: LIGHT WORSTED YARN
Used for baby and light-weight adult garments. UK/Australia approximate equivalent: DK (Double Knit)


Weight/Measure:
1.75 oz./50 g (146 yd/133 m)

Gauge:

Knit: 24 sts x 30 r = 4 inches with size 6 (4mm) needles
Crochet: 17 sc + 22 r = 4 inches with size H-8 (5mm) hook

Babysoft®
Casey
da Vinci (old)
Glitterspun«
Jamie®
LB Collection« Angora Merino
LB Collection« Cashmere
LB Collection« Cotton Bamboo
LB Collection« Superwash Merino
Microspun
Modern Baby«
TiffanyTM
Vanna's Sequins
To view all yarns, click here.
 
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