What is a sport weight yarn?
Sport weight yarn is a type of yarn that falls between fingering weight and dk weight. A number 2 on the Craft Yarn Council’s Standard Yarn Weight System, it is heavier than a fingering weight yarn, but lighter than a dk weight.
Is sport weight yarn the same as DK weight?
Sport weight yarn and DK (double knitting) weight yarn are often viewed as interchangeable, but they do have a slight difference. As you will see on the criteria listed with the icons to the right, sport weight yarn is a teeny bit lighter or finer than DK weight.
Is sport weight yarn the same as worsted?
DK (double knitting) or Light Worsted yarns are generally above fingering/sock weight, but below worsted or aran weight. They are often about the same size as “sport” weight yarns, but are not necessarily interchangeable. The characteristics below come from the Craft Yarn Council’s Guidelines. …