#3 Light Worsted Weight Yarns
CATEGORY 3 LIGHT: DK, LIGHT WORSTED YARN:
Used for baby and light-weight adult garments.
This is a classic weight for children's knits. The light gauge is the appropriate scale for children's designs and is a great choice for colorful knitting techniques like fair isle or intarsia. It is also great for children's or adult crochet projects because the fabric will not become too bulky when crocheted. Yarn types in this category are often made from cotton, cotton/synthetic blends, wool, acrylic or wool/synthetic blends.
UK/Australia approximate equivalent: DK (Double Knit)
Cottonish is a lightweight, cotton/acrylic blend with a tight twist construction that plays to Vicki Howell's busy-person practicality. The airy drape of Cotton-ish is perfect for a variety of garments...