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All about the numbers!

All about the numbers!

Yes, they confuse me too!  Patterns that use a number (0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7)  instead of telling you the yardage and grams of the yarn used or  which weight of yarn to use such as lace, fingering, worsted, etc.  When switching a yarn used in a pattern to something on hand, I like to compare the gauge, needles, yardage, and weight in grams so that the yarn chosen will match the pattern's yarn, because there can be quite a bit of variation between fingering weight yarns.    The chart below comes from the Craft Yarn Council and will hopefully help you demystify what yarn you need...

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