What is the difference between yarn and crochet thread?

What does crochet thread size mean?

Crochet thread comes in various sizes, types, colours and quantities. Threads are sized by weight with each weight identified by a number, the lower the number, the thicker the thread. For example size 3 is a much heavier thread than size 8. Thread sizes include sizes 3, 5, 8,10, 20, 30, 40 and up.

Does using a bigger crochet hook use less yarn?

If you are using the same pattern (same number of stitches and rows/rounds), a larger crochet hook will use up more yarn. If you are going for the same size of project (say a 36 by 36 inch blanket), a larger crochet hook will use up less yarn.

Does crochet or knit take more yarn?

1. Crocheting takes 30% more yarn than knitting.

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