View Full Version : DK yarn patterns?
11-02-2007, 10:37 AM
I seem to have aquired a plethora of DK yarn, some on purpose and some because I bought yarn on ebay thinking it was worsted and it ended up DK.
Can anyone recommend a book or pattern site (free or otherwise) that will give me some ideas what to do with all this DK yarn?
I GOOGLEd "DK yarn patterns" but didn't come up with much.
11-02-2007, 10:45 AM
I am glad you asked. I have my eye on a tweed dk and I am looking for a cardigan or pullover pattern for it. I did find one Cabin Fever's summer braids. Also Oat Couture has the seville jacket written in three different weights including dk.
11-02-2007, 10:54 AM
11-03-2007, 01:19 AM
If you got to www.elann.com and search the patterns by weight they have several patterns in dk.
11-03-2007, 05:10 AM
Try these, should be some
DK yarn, guage of 22sts/4in and also called '8ply'
11-03-2007, 08:23 AM
It "appears" that DK and sport weight genrally have the same gauge, is that correct???
11-03-2007, 09:42 AM
Sport weight is a little bit thinner, DK is between sport and worsted. DK is usually knit on size 6 needles, and on dailyknitter.com's pattern section the needle size is listed for the different patterns. That may help.