What can you use Aran yarn for?
Aran yarn is the perfect weight for knitting or crocheting a lovely blanket, as well as making jumpers, cardigans and winter accessories.
Can I use Aran yarn instead of DK?
Aran yarns are also called “medium yarns”. They are thicker than the DK yarns and are often stronger and more rigid. If you need a heavier yarn that looks kind of delicate, you could use Aran.
Can I use Aran instead of chunky wool?
Aran holds its place in between double knit and chunky yarns, making it a great weight for patterns, crochet, garments and winter accessories.
What is the difference between DK and Aran?
Aran and DK are different. DK is light-worsted which means it is thinner and lighter than Aran. Aran is a 10-ply yarn while DK is an 8-ply yarn.
Is Aran thicker than worsted?
Heavy worsted/Aran weight yarn is just slightly heavier than worsted weight yarns. Good for the same range of projects as worsted weight and will result in a slightly heavier fabric with more structure, heavy worsted/Aran weight yarns are typically knit on US 7-9 needles.
Does 2 DK equal Aran?
2 strands double knit = 1 strand aran.
Does 2 DK equal chunky UK?
2 strands of DK = Worsted or Aran. 2 strands of Worsted = Chunky. 2 strands of Aran = Chunky to Super Bulky. 2 strands of Chunky = Super bulky to Jumbo.