What is YPP in weaving?
YPP. The number of yards per pound of yarn. Within a specific fiber, the higher the number, the thinner the yarn.
What weight is 3 2 yarn?
|Material||Weight||yds. / lb.|
Is 6 ply double knitting?
6 ply sock yarns are more of a double knit (DK) weight than your typical sock yarns which tend to be like a 4 ply. 6 ply sock yarns knit up faster and give a bulkier, warmer sock.
How do you know how thick a yarn is?
Yarn thickness is measured using something called WPI, which stands for Wraps Per Inch. The idea is you wrap your yarn around a gap measuring 1 inch, and count how many strands you can fit in.
What does G mean in yarn?
That thick, puffy yarn ball will be 100 grams. Now look around for some thin stuff. Its probably labeled as sock yarn and check the label. I bet you its 100 grams too. Most commercially available yarn is sold in 100 gram balls/skeins.
What are the different weights of yarn?
Yarn Weight (Thickness)
|Yarn Weight||US Needle Size||Knitting Stitches Per Inch, in Stockinette Stitch|
|Fine or sport-weight||3–6||5–6|
|Light worsted or DK (double-knitting)||5–7||5–5 1/2|
|Medium- or worsted-weight, afghan, Aran||7–9||4–5|
|Bulky or chunky||10–11||3–3 1/2|