Spinning Frequently Asked Questions
Q How many WPI is Aran weight / worsted weight / sport weight etc?
Yarn Weight Chart
(or 'how many WPI is that?')
|Yarn type||Wraps per inch (wpi)|
|Bulky||6 or fewer wpi|
|Double knit (DK)||11 wpi|
|Fingering or 4-ply||14 wpi|
|Lace, cobweb, superfine or thread||18 or more wpi|
Use an inch gauge or yarn gauge (above) to check the weight of your yarn. Always knit a tension swatch to check your gauge.