View Poll Results: What's your favorite weight to work with?
Sock or fingering weight 5 12.20%
Sport weight 3 7.32%
DK 5 12.20%
Worsted 23 56.10%
Chunky 4 9.76%
Bulky 1 2.44%
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Old 01-09-2007, 01:17 AM   #1
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So after working with worsted weight yarn on my last project, I recently switched to a chunky weight yarn with larger needles. I realized how much more I loved the thicker yarn, so I became curious...what about the rest of you?
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Old 01-09-2007, 01:21 AM   #2
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I am liking the worsted yarn as I am just learning and find I do not add stitches as much as I do with chunky or bulky. Trying to get projects finished faster I guess... :happydance:
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Old 01-09-2007, 01:31 AM   #3
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I usually use worsted weight on larger needles. I've used some chunky, but I don't think I'd want a sweater out of it.

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Fingering for socks, worsted for sweaters, and bulky for scarves. I couldn't pick one to vote!
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Old 01-09-2007, 02:26 AM   #5
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No i can't pick one either, as i love them all. in their own right...

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Old 01-09-2007, 03:50 AM   #6
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well, it's hard to pick out one, because I love all yarns, but when I think about it...

I'm not a really fast knitter, not only because I'm slow, because that's getting a lot better, but mostly because I don't have much time to knit. I usually make sweaters and that takes really long. That's why I voted bulky, because with that yarn, I can still finish a sweater quick (although I've only made 1 sweater with bulky, but I really love that one)

of course I don't use bulky for socks. For socks I prefer fingering weight.
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I love them all, but I'll pick Lace weight yarn as my favorite because I absolutely LOVE knitting lace.
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I can't pick one, either, though I will say that I don't really enjoy knitting with larger needles--anything larger than about 10 annoys me.
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Originally Posted by CateKnits
Fingering for socks, worsted for sweaters, and bulky for scarves. I couldn't pick one to vote!
I was just thinking the same LOL
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:23 AM   #10
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I picked worsted because it's the one I use the most, but like others have said I really can't pick a favorite. Yarns, like people, are all beautiful in their own way.

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