Yarn weights are a mystery to many knitters – but it is important to know them to choose the right yarn weight (thickness) for your project.
Here is a chart with the most commonly used yarn weights - from the finest to the thickest yarns. The number of stitches per inch are listed on the right side and assume a regular tension for the yarn when knitted with the recommended needle size. The more stitches per inch, the finer the yarn.
* There is some variance within certain categories. 10cm = 4 inches
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