How do you read yarn care instructions?

What are the 5 basic international care symbols?

International care labeling code is based on 5 basic symbols. Washtub (Washing), Triangle (Bleaching), Iron (Ironing), Circle (Dry cleaning) and the Square (Drying). One thing general about these symbols is that if there is a cross across any of the symbols it denotes the cancellation or negation of the process.

What sizes of yarn are there?

Yarn Weight (Thickness)

Yarn Weight US Needle Size Knitting Stitches Per Inch, in Stockinette Stitch
Super fine, fingering, or baby-weight 1–3 7–8
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

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 do yarn numbers mean?

The first number is the size of each ply that makes up the yarn. The second number is how many plies the yarn has. So 3/2 is two plies of size three yarn and 5/2 is two plies of size five yarn. The number that describes the size is larger the thinner the yarn. So size 5 yarn is thinner than size 3 yarn.

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What does it mean when you dream about yarn?

You can dream of yarn as a symbol of not being truthful as in ‘spinning a yarn. ‘ This can also be a play on the word ‘yearn’ when you are not expressing your true desires. A ball of yarn in a dream can represent wholeness and how aspects that appear to be opposites are actually connected.

What is the synonym of yarn?

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