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s1m2h3e4
09-18-2006, 08:54 PM
does any one know the difference between worsted weight and double worsted weight?

carollovesyarn
09-18-2006, 10:40 PM
I'm thinking one is twice the gauge of the other. :thumbsup:

s1m2h3e4
09-19-2006, 11:42 AM
does that mean thickness in the yarn?

Pink Dandelion
09-19-2006, 11:50 AM
I'm assuming the same as Carol.

does that mean thickness in the yarn?

yup!

Old Knitter
09-19-2006, 12:32 PM
I usually use this chart (http://www.yarnstandards.com/weight.html)for such questions....I don't see double worsted on it.......you're sure you don't mean DK?

nicolethegeek
09-19-2006, 01:59 PM
If you mean double knitting rather than double worsted, the DK is about half the size of worsted... generally two strands of DK will equal one of WW.

carollovesyarn
09-19-2006, 06:26 PM
Peaches & Creme comes in double worsted peeps! Perhaps someone is wanting to make a rug ala Mason-Dixon, hmmm?

http://www.elmore-pisgah.com/store-pc.htm

double worsted is 395 ypp

worsted 840 ypp

nicolethegeek
09-19-2006, 06:49 PM
I've never heard of that term before... just chunky and bulky.