What do Yarn Numbers Mean? Weaving Yarns

Amy Tyler has decoded the mysterious measurement systems used for measuring fibers and knitting and crochet yarns. In this final installment, excerpted from the Spin Off Fall 2016 article “Ask a Spinning Teacher: Numbers,” learn about the count system used for weaving yarns. To explain what the heck 20/2 means, here’s Amy! Count System Yarns […]

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Last Thursday, in an excerpt from the Spin Off Fall 2016 article “Ask a Spinning Teacher: Numbers,” Amy Tyler filled us in on what all of those confusing numbers for measuring fiber mean. Next up, she clarifies the many systems used for measuring knitting yarn. Whether you’re measuring handspun or millspun, here are some of […]

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What Do Yarn Numbers Mean? Measuring Fiber

Confused by all of the numbers and categories that describe fiber and yarn? You’re not alone! In this excerpt from the Spin Off Fall 2016 “Ask a Spinning Teacher: Numbers,” Amy Tyler fills us in on what the Bradford system, micron system, and blood system mean and what these systems tell you about measuring fiber. […]

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