Frequent question: What can I make with size 3 yarn?

What size yarn is size 3?

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Yarn Weight Types of Yarn Crochet Gauge Hook Size
#3 DK, Light Worsted Weight 12-17 sts to 4″ on US 7 to I-9 hooks
#4 Worsted, Aran Weight 11-14 sts to 4″ on US I-9 to K-10.5 hooks
#5 Chunky, Bulky Weight 8-11 sts to 4″ on US K-10.5 to M-13 hooks
#6 Bulky, Roving Weight 7-9 sts to 4″ on US M-13 to Q hooks

Is DK yarn size 3?

Take a peek at the Standard Yarn Weight System and you’ll see DK yarn is categorized as number 3 – Light. This same Light category also includes some light worsted yarns. DK yarn is lighter than 4 – Medium, which includes worsted-weight yarns, while DK is heavier than 2 – Fine, which includes sport yarns.

Can I use sock yarn to knit a sweater?

Examine the projects on Ravelry for any fingering- weight shawl pattern, and you will inevitably find that many knitters have used a sock yarn to make it. … Sweater projects like this really sweet hoodie Chambourcin, and hit designs like Hitofude and Old Romance have all been knit in sock yarns.

What size is bulky yarn?

Yarn Weight (Thickness)

Yarn Weight US Needle Size Common Uses
Medium- or worsted-weight, afghan, Aran 7–9 Sweaters, blankets, outdoor wear (hats, scarves, mittens, and so on)
Bulky or chunky 10–11 Rugs, jackets, blankets
Super bulky 13–15 Heavy blankets and rugs, sweaters
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What is 3 DK weight yarn?

3-DK (Double Knit) DK yarns are lighter than worsted, but heavier than sport. DK yarn is equivalent to #3 Light on the Standard Yarn Weight System. It is often used for infant wear and lightweight garments. Gauge for DK is 5-6 stitches per inch on a US 4-6 needle.