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This table is my Grand Unified Yarn Theory, an attempt to answer the common question when I face my yarn stash.... 'What is this yarn?'

In the table I've tried to sensibly and as completely as possible list the information I find I need when faced with a ball of yarn or a knitting pattern calling for yarn. For each yarn weight, there are ranges for YPP, WPI, Nm, and the Ply/Count measurement system, as well as knitting gauges and needle sizes.

I found an array of different definite standards while I was setting this up. I ended up not following any of them exactly, but aimed for a middle-of-the-road usefulness.

The PDF lets you print your own black-and-white version of the table, or read it in an PDF reader.

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It is very useful. Thanks!
Dec 7, 2017 by ebko
useful table and great to put on my device for quick reference.
Aug 13, 2015 by rastea
very inventive, and a great reference!
Feb 3, 2015 by swoonfibers
Great information - very useful info and format - and I love having it in a PDF on my phone! I'd definitely buy more of this author's yarn info pieces!
Jan 7, 2015 by Amy
Instant download worked just fine. Great to have all this info at my fingertips.
Nov 18, 2014 by Beth Signor

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