Can I use double knit wool instead of 4 ply?
Hereof, can you use DK wool instead of 4 ply?
If you use DK for a 4 ply pattern it will come out bigger so, if the pattern tells you to knit for, say, 4" or 10cms you will have to make it a bit longer to be in proportion. The easiest thing would be to try to find a pattern in DK or to buy some inexpensive 4ply yarn and use your DK yarn for something else.
Subsequently, question is, how many ply is DK yarn? Ravelry Standard Yarn Weights
|Name||Ply (UK, NZ, AU)||Knit gauge (4 in / 10 cm)|
|DK||8 ply||22 stitches|
|Worsted||10 ply||20 stitches|
|Aran||10 ply||18 stitches|
|Bulky||12 ply||14-15 stitches|
People also ask, can I use double knitting wool instead of 4ply?
If you can get the same stitch gauge with another yarn, whether they call it sport weight, baby, DK, 4-ply, 3-ply, no ply mentioned, etc, go for it. In switching to 4 ply instead of DK (Pattern is for DK) do I use bigger or smaller needles The needles for DK are 3.25mm and 4.00mm Thank you for the help.
What is thicker DK or 4 ply?
4-fach is approximately 4ply, while 6-fach is thicker, more like sport or DK. In the UK, 3ply and 4ply are commonly sold as 'baby' yarns.