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Catz
12-10-2007, 05:32 AM
I'm in the Uk and I have some DK yarn that will felt. I've been looking for online patterns for felted bags but I'm getting confused over the weights of yarn. Should I be looking for worsted or light worsted or other weights of yarn patterns?
I'm only used to 4ply, DK,Aran, Chunky, Super Chunky and Big Wool.
Thanks.

KnittingNat
12-10-2007, 05:41 AM
From what I understand, if you'll double strand DK, you'll get worsted weight, which is a little lighter than Aran. From what I saw, felted items usually require to double strand worsted weight yarn, so maybe you can double strand Aran weight yarn.
I hope I wasn't too confusing :??.

Gettinknittywithit
12-10-2007, 07:17 AM
Hello, I am new to this and was reading through some of the posts and was curious about what the abbrev OTN means. I checked out the abbrev. post but didn't see that one. Thanks!

KnittingNat
12-10-2007, 07:20 AM
Hello, I am new to this and was reading through some of the posts and was curious about what the abbrev OTN means. I checked out the abbrev. post but didn't see that one. Thanks!
OTN is On The Needles, means projects in progress :thumbsup:

DQ
12-10-2007, 07:20 AM
Hello, I am new to this and was reading through some of the posts and was curious about what the abbrev OTN means. I checked out the abbrev. post but didn't see that one. Thanks!

It means 'on the needles' :)