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KathleenG
10-28-2007, 04:12 PM
What is the difference between worsted and sock yarn, please? Which is thicker? Thank you.

suzeeq
10-28-2007, 04:38 PM
Worsted is thicker, it's `normal' weight yarn. Sock yarn is much thinner and is usually knit with size 3 needles or smaller. You can also make socks with worsted weight, using size 6 or 7 needles, but need to find patterns that use that weight.

speattle
10-28-2007, 08:35 PM
Socknitters.com has tons of patterns for all weights of yarn. Try looking there.

KathleenG
10-28-2007, 08:50 PM
Suzeeque & Speattle, Thank you both very, very much!