Yarn Weight

by Corinne
(Sun City, AZ)

Can I double lace yarn to use as sport weight?

YOUR ANSWER


It depends on the yarn. What I would suggest is that you knit a tension square using the double yarn on the needles specified for the sports weight and then compare the stitch/row count over a 10cm/4 inch swatch of knitted fabric.

That will tell you one way or another. If the tension is close, you can adjust by increasing or decreasing the needle size.

If it is nowhere near the tension specified for the sports yarn, you will know that it will not work.

Click here to post comments

Return to Answered Knitting Questions.



Couldn't Find What You Were Looking for?

Try searching the site using the search box below:

Custom Search









Recent Articles

  1. Shetland Lace Knitting

    Dec 11, 19 07:03 PM

    Shetland Lace Knitting is a particular style of knitting that developed in the Shetland Islands and was one of the main exports of the Island early in the last century.

    Read More

  2. kfb: Knit front and back

    Nov 26, 19 06:24 PM

    kfb or knit front and back is a method of increasing your number of stitches by one and involves knitting into a single stitch twice.

    Read More

  3. Crochet and Knitting

    Nov 24, 19 11:04 PM

    Crochet and knitting are two different yarn crafts, and I do tend to get a little annoyed when TV shows or movies get them mixed up.

    Read More



Subscribe Here: