#5 Chunky Weight Yarns
CATEGORY 5 BULKY: CHUNKY, CRAFT, RUG YARN"
Heavier than worsted weight, bulky yarn works up quickly and easily for such things as hats, scarves, and throws. A very popular choice for warm family garments or accessories. Many beginner knitters or crocheters will choose this weight for their first projects because the stitches are easy to see and the results will be fast.
Yarn types in this category are often made from wool, mohair, acrylic or wool/synthetic blends.
UK/Australia approximate equivalent: 13 ply
Boston is a 24-ply "millifilli" yarn. Quick to knit and a ball goes a long way. Ideal for textured knits. 70% acrylic, 30% virgin wool 1.75oz (50g) 60yd Bulky weight #5 4"=12 stitches on size 11 needle...