While shopping through cone yarn on ebay I see a lot of them with numbers such as 2/24 in their description. Can someone please explain to me how to decipher them. I know it has to do with the ply and/or thickness. Which is which, and is there a site that clearly explains this? I can'tfins one.
IN FACT: This type of information would be good to have here among the teaching info on this site. Hint/hint.
It would save me a lot of time looking through the cones if I knew how to read the numbers because 9 times out of 10 the description does not tell you if the yarn is fingering, lace, DK, etc. and it is hard to tell from the picture.
ALSO: Does YPP stand for yards per pound?