How-To: Determine the Weight of Your Yarn

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How-To: Determine the Weight of Your Yarn


Perhaps you lost the label, or it never had a label to begin with. Or, maybe it’s a specialty material or a skein of your neighbor’s homespun? Whatever the reason, once in a while, every knitter and crocheter needs a little help determining the weight of that mystery ball of yarn. Luckily, my pal Ashley from The Feisty Redhead has shared this helpful method for determining the weight of your yarn over on the Craftsy Blog!

New to the world of fiber? She also put together this great article explaining how yarn weights work.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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