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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 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

Sample Yarn Width

Wool-Ease
  • 24/7 Cotton
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (186 yd/170 m)
  • Al-Pa-Ka (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (107 yd/98 m)
  • Amazing®
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (147 yd/135 m)
  • Baby Wool (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solids: 1.75oz (50g), 98yds (90m)
      Prints: 1.4oz (40g), 79yds (72m)

  • Chenille Sensations (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.40 oz./40 g (87 yd/80 m)
  • Concerto (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (102 yd/93 m)
  • Cotton-Ease® (original) (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (207 yd/188 m)
  • Cotton-Ease®
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (207 yd/188 m)
  • Cupcake® (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (140 yd/128 m)
  • Fishermen's Wool®
    • 8 oz  (227 g), 465 yards (425 m)
      ONLY 202: 6 oz (170 g), 348 yards (318 m)

  • Fun (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (85 yd/78 m)
  • Glitterspun® (old) (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (115 yd/105 m)
  • Heartland®
    • Solids: 5oz/142g (251yd/230m)
      Tweeds:
      4oz/113g (200yd/183m)

  • Imagine (Old) (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solids 2.5 oz/70g (222 yd/202m) balls Multi-colors 2 oz./56 gm (179 yd/163m) balls
  • Jamie® 4-Ply (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solid colors: 6 oz (300 yd) pull skeins
    • Prints: 4.5 oz (225 yd) pull skeins
  • Jamie® Classic (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 2.50 oz./70 g (116 yd/104 m)
  • Jazz (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (490 yd/448 m)
  • Keppi
    • 2.30 oz./65 g
  • Keppi Crochet Kits
    • Prints (200's): 2.3oz (65g), 104yds (95m)
      Sparkle (300's): 2.3oz (65g), 98yd (90m)

  • Kitchen Cotton
    • 2.00 oz./57 g (99 yd/90 m)
  • Landscapes®
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (147 yd/134 m)
  • LB Collection® Organic Wool
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (185 yd/170 m)
  • LB Collection® Pure Wool
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (180 yd/165 m)
  • LB Collection® Crepe Melange
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (83 yd/76 m)
  • LB Collection® Crepe Twist
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (112 yd/102 m)
  • Lion® Chenille (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.00 oz./85 g (174 yd/158 m)
  • Lion® Organic Cotton (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (82 yd/75 m)
  • Lion® Cashmere Blend (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.50 oz./40 g (84 yd/71 m)
  • Lion® Cotton (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solids: 5 oz./140g; 236yd/212m balls
      Multi: 4 oz/113g; 189 yd/170m balls.

  • Lion® Cotton 1 Pound Cones (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 16.00 oz./453 g (755 yd/690 m)
  • Lion® Wool (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.00 oz./85 g (158 yd/144 m)
  • Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Cotton Hemp
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (66 yd/60 m)
  • Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (165 yd/150 m)
  • Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Merino (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.75 oz./50 g (120 yd/110 m)
  • Monet (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 4.00 oz./112 g (230 yd/207 m)
  • Mystery Box
    • Mystery boxes are variable weight, fiber, and gauge. Check descriptions below for more information about each box.

  • Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • Solids: 3 oz. (85 g), 103 yd. (94 m)
      Prints: 2.75 oz. (78 g), 94 yd. (86 m)

  • Pound of Love®
    • 16.00 oz./454 g (1020 yd/932 m)
  • Recycled Cotton (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (185 yd/169 m)
  • Shawl in a Ball
    • 5.30 oz./150 g (518 yd/473 m)
  • Sonata (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (260 yd/234 m)
  • Superwash Merino Cashmere (discontinued - patterns still available)
    • 1.40 oz./40 g (87 yd/80 m)
  • Textures®
    • 3.00 oz./85 g (149 yd/136 m)
  • Vanna's Choice®
    • Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
      Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
      Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

  • Vanna's Choice® Baby
    • 3.50 oz./100 g (170 yd/156 m)
  • Vanna's Choice® Color Kits
    • Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
      Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
      Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

  • Vanna's Complement®
    • 3.00 oz./85 g (185 yd/170 m)
  • Vanna's Palettes
    • 0.35 oz./10 g (17 yd/16 m)
  • Vanna's Tapestry
    • 3.00 oz./85 g (145 yd/133 m)
  • Wool-Ease®
    • Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
      Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
      Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
      Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
      Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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