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Old 02-01-2008, 01:07 PM   #1
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Difference between DK and Sport Weight?
I know I should know this...but I don't.

What's the difference?

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Old 02-01-2008, 01:39 PM   #2
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Sport weight is a little heavier than fingering or sock yarn and a little lighter than DK (light worsted) yarn. You can see where the different yarn types line up here:
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DK - 22 sts/4"; sport - 24 sts/4"
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