Fine yarn and Light yarn are some of my favorite yarns.
DK (double knitting) weight and light worsted yarns fall into this category. These light yarns are just a little bit thicker than fine yarns and a tiny bit thinner than medium yarns.
DK yarn or light worsted yarn is eight-ply in Australia.
Light yarn knits at 21-24 stitches per 4 inches on US Size 5-7 needles.
Sport and baby yarns fall in this category.
Fine yarn knits at 23-26 stitches per 4 inches on US Size 3-5 needles.
Fine or sport yarn is four-ply in the UK and five-ply in Australia.
Fine Yarn and Light Yarn Uses
Sport weight yarn and DK (double knitting) weight yarn are often viewed as interchangeable, but sport weight yarn is slightly thinner and lighter.
Both Fine yarn and Light yarn are used for socks, slippers, mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, shawls, wraps, cardigans, sweaters, baby items, and other accessories.
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