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DK weight yarns

All the yarns we classify as DK weight should be about 290 Tex, equivalent to 1/3.5 NM (eg 4/14 NM). This means they give around 1,750 yards per lb, with one of our standard 150g cones giving around 570 yards. Users say they give 20 - 24 stitches for a 4" (10cm) square swatch, and they will knit with US 5-6, 3.75-4mm, or old UK 9-8 needles for stocking stitch... the folders below divide these yarns into supplier/construction types...