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kblue
04-09-2007, 07:46 PM
I'm trying to buy some undyed yarn and it says:
Superwash, 3-ply yarn blooms slightly into nice, round yarn. 1,900 ypp.
Sold in:
8oz skein
1 lb skein
1 lb - 1 lb 2 oz cone
1 lb 2oz - 1 lb 4 oz cone
1 lb 4oz - 1 lb 6 oz cone

So what is YPP??

ChroniclesofYarnia
04-09-2007, 07:50 PM
yard per pound. :)

auburnchick
04-09-2007, 07:54 PM
Found the following on this (http://www.prairiewool.com/faq.html) site:

Number of yards per pound. To figure this out measure the number of yards in a skein of yarn, then weigh it. If weighing in grams calculate the number of ypp like so: # of yards ÷ weight in grams x 454 (because there are 454 grams in a pound).

kblue
04-09-2007, 07:54 PM
Gosh...it's so obvious now that you said it :wall:

:teehee: thanks so much :heart:

Chel
04-09-2007, 08:04 PM
you down with ypp? Yeah you know me!!!

:oops:

04-09-2007, 09:10 PM
you down with ypp? Yeah you know me!!!

:oops:

:roflhard: :roflhard: ~catches breath~ OMG :)

~laughs again~ :roflhard:

kblue
04-09-2007, 09:30 PM
you down with ypp? Yeah you know me!!!

:oops:

:roflhard: :rofl: :roflhard: :rofl: :roflhard:

Inis
04-09-2007, 11:59 PM
Which has more acronyms ... the military or knitting? :)

marykz
04-10-2007, 07:40 AM
Which has more acronyms ... the military or knitting? :)
that's a toss up... I live in the Wash DC area and the acronyms that get thrown around make you think everyone speaks a foreign language! there's the military, the feds, the locals, geek-speak galore.....

-yeah you know me!! ha hahahahahaha