All About Yarn

When I started out messing about with yarn as a kid, I grabbed any lying around from my mum’s knitting projects. Since I was finger crocheting, the type of yarn meant nothing to me. But, now that I’m using crochet hooks, I’ve discovered that yarn knowledge is crucial to a successful project.

I first realised there was a gap in my knowledge when US YouTubers frequently mentioned yarn weight numbers. Having never seen anything remotely resembling weight numbers on UK labels, I knew I had to find out.

In this post, I’ll share with you answers to some common questions about yarn for crochet, including how to identify mystery yarn, and I’ve also made a few freebie charts to help you out. PS The charts are available as a free PDF at the end of the post, AND there’s no newsletter sign up to download these charts!

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