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Old 07-30-2008, 12:23 AM   #1
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Is lace weight and fingering weight the same ? Some yarn has weight by number so would lace weight be a 1 ?
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Old 07-30-2008, 07:56 AM   #2
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This chart might help

http://www.yarnstandards.com/weight.html
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Even though that chart has "fingering" in both size 0 (lace) and size 1 (super fine), most patterns that call for fingering weight mean something slightly heavier than lace weight. In other words, if I saw the term "fingering", I would go for the size 1, and if I saw "lace", I would go for the size 0.
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Lace is thinner than fingering, and it usually doesn't have a number on the label, but when it does, it's a 0.
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