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This table is a full color PDF of 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 color version of the table, or read it in an PDF reader.

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