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penny67
04-27-2005, 04:20 PM
Hi everyone

I'm very new here but been knitting for ages - since I was a kid anyhow. But I've been browsing around and am having some trouble with our common language!

Can you explain what 'frogging' is?

And also, does anyone know the UK equivalent to 'fingering weight', 'worsted weight' and 'sport weight'?

We tend to have 2-ply (very thin), 3-ply (baby wool), 4-ply (used a lot with knitting machines, Double Knitting and Chunky.

Thanks

Penny

brookenic
04-27-2005, 04:33 PM
Penny said:Can you explain what 'frogging' is?

Frogging is ripping out work. Because when you do it quick it sounds like a ripp-it. Like a frog sounds. Your other questions I can't help with but I'm sure someone will.

Oh and Welcome :waving:

amy
04-27-2005, 04:38 PM
Welcome Penny!

This page (http://www.knitting-and.com/knitting/tips/convert.htm) has charts for converting yarn and needle sizes. I link to this page on the bottom of all my free patterns pages, for future reference.

Amy

penny67
04-27-2005, 04:42 PM
Thank you - I'll be bilingual before you know it!

Penny