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Home : Our Yarns : Yarn by Weight Class
 

Yarn by Weight Class

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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Weight Class
Lion Brand Yarn

CATEGORY 2 SPORT WEIGHT: FINE, SPORT WEIGHT, BABY YARN
A light weight yarn used for babywear, sweaters, and lighter throws. UK/Australia approximate equivalent: 8 ply

Sample Yarn Width

Magic Stripes
  • Bonbons
    • Cotton: Weight Category 2: Sport Weight
      8 x .35oz/10g
      8 x 28yd/26m

      Acrylic: Weight Category 3: DK Weight
      8 x .35oz/10g
      8 x 28yd/26m

      Metallic: Weight Category 2: Sport Weight
      8 x .35oz/10g
      8 x 38.3 yd/35m

  • Jamie® Baby (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solid colors: 1.75 oz/50g (196yd/176m) pull skeins
    • Prints: 1.5oz/50g (170 yd/153m) pull skeins
  • Jamie® Pompadour Bonus Bundle (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solids in 7 oz/198g (785 yd/717m) balls
    • prints in 6 oz. (675 yd.) balls.
  • Jamie® Pompadour (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solid colors: 1.75 oz/50g (196 yd/176g) pull skeins; Prints: 1.5 oz/49g (170 yd/153m) pull skeins.
  • LB Collection Silk
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (163 yd/150 m)
  • Magic Stripes (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (330 yd/300 m)
  • Muse (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 2.00 oz./55 g (530 yd/484 m)
  • Vanna's Glamour
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (202 yd/185 m)
  • Wool-Ease® Sportweight (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 5.00 oz./140 g (435 yd/397 m)
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