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Old 09-14-2013, 08:37 AM   #1
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Question: What is aran weight yarn?
Does aran weight mean the same as worsted weight? Is "aran" a British term? (I'm in the USA - Florida). Someone is offering me pattern advice and I'm confused about the terminology.


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Old 09-14-2013, 08:50 AM   #2
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An Aran yarn is usually a heavy worsted weight. You really have to go by the gauge. Worsted can often be used in place of Aran, but some worsteds are a bit thinner than others.
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