DK Weight Yarn


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      DK yarn (also known as double knitting yarn or light worsted yarn), is a light weight yarn that works perfectly for a wide range of knitting and crocheting projects. DK weight yarn gives you all the warmth and benefits of worsted weight yarns, but without the bulk and it's ideal for warm cardigans, sweaters, scarves hats, mittens, and baby garments.

      DK yarn is very versatile and comes in different colors, textures, and fiber contents. It usually comes packaged as a skein or hank.

      Recommended Hooks, Needles & Gauge For DK Weight Yarn

      The most common knitting and crochet needle sizes for DK yarn are US size 5 to 7, or 3.75-4.5 mm. And if we're talking about hooks, the most common hook sizes for crocheting are US sizes 7 to I/9, or 4.5-5.5 mm. As for gauge, you'll probably get 5.25–6 stitches per inch for knitting and 3–4.25 stitches per inch for crocheting.

      Double Knitting (DK) Yarn CYC Category

      DK weight yarns fall into the Craft Yarn Council’s 3/Light category. In Europe and Australia, you might see DK yarn labeled as 8-ply yarn.

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      Premier Anti-Pilling Everyday DK Yarn
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      Premier Coffee Shop Yarn
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      Bernat Softee Baby Yarn
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      Mary Maxim Sugar Baby Stripes Yarn
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      Night, Night Baby Blanket
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      Mary Maxim Northern Heathers Yarn
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      Mary Maxim Ultra Mellowspun Yarn
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      Mary Maxim Artist Palette Yarn
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