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Patterns by Yarn Weight

Index of HeartStrings patterns by yarn weight type

Use these listings to help you locate a HeartStrings knitting pattern suitable for the yarn thickness you want to use.

ANY YARN FINE MID-WEIGHT HEAVY BULKY

ANY YARN: Worksheet instructions for knitting to desired size with any yarn. Easy measurement calculations, needle size and yardage guidelines.

LIGHT WEIGHT: Yarns in this category generally measure 16 WPI* or more, and include types referred to as lace**, baby, fingering, sock, 2-ply Shetland, jumper weight, and UK 2-ply, 3-ply, and 4-ply.
Includes CYCA*** standard weights CYCA Standard Yarn Weight 0 LaceCYCA Standard Yarn Weight 1 Superfine

MID-WEIGHT: Yarns in this category generally measure 13 - 15 WPI*, and include types referred to as sport, DK (double knitting), 3-ply Shetland, and UK 5-ply, 6-ply and 8-ply.
Includes CYCA*** standard weight CYCA Standard Yarn Weight 2 FineCYCA Standard Yarn Weight 3 Light

HEAVY: Yarns in this category generally measure 10 - 12 WPI*, and include types referred to as knitting worsted, Aran, UK 10-ply and 12-ply.
Includes CYCA*** standard weightsCYCA Standard Yarn Weight 4 Medium

BULKY: Yarns in this category generally measure fewer than 10 WPI*, and include types referred to as bulky and super-bulky or chunky.
Includes CYCA*** standard weights CYCA Standard Weight 5 BulkyCYCA Standard Weight 6 Superbulky

* WPI = wraps per inch is a designation of yarn thickness. How to measure wraps per inch.

** Lace weight yarns are usually knitted on larger needles to create lacy, openwork patterns. The planned gauge will be stated in HeartStrings pattern.

***Craft Yarn Council of America - Yarn Standards


Patterns for ANY YARN type, made to any size

Scarves & Shawls

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Note: Many other HeartStrings Shawl and Scarf patterns can be easily adjusted to work in other yarns just by changing to an appropriate size needle and knitting to length. Be sure to allow for a variation in yardage from that stated in the pattern when substituting another yarn.


Patterns for LIGHT WEIGHT yarns

Scarves & Shawls

Socks & Mitts

Neck & Up Coverings

Sweaters & Vests

Other Goodies


Patterns for MID-WEIGHT yarns

Scarves & Shawls

Socks & Mitts

Neck & Up Coverings

Sweaters & Vests

Other Goodies


Patterns for HEAVY weight yarns

Scarves & Shawls

Socks & Mitts

Neck & Up Coverings

Sweaters & Vests

Other Goodies


Patterns for BULKY weight yarns

Scarves & Shawls

Neck & Up Coverings

Sweaters & Vests

Other Goodies

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