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Got yarn with missing labels? Calculate Picks Per Inch to determine the yarn size so you know if you can use it in a pattern you like. 4Ufrom KnittingGuru www.KnittingGuru….

Got yarn with missing labels? Calculate Picks Per Inch to determine the yarn size so you know if you can use it in a pattern you like. KnittingGuru www.

When working on a crochet pattern, it's good to get a feel for the different yarn weights and hook sizes out there to help you decide what to work on. This crochet size and weight infographic breaks down the different yarn weights out there and the specifics of each in terms of type, weight, wraps per inch and ply, as well as the different crochet hook sizes with both the letter designation and the measurement.<br /> This infographic even includes a handy description of what projects w...

Complete Crochet Hook Size and Yarn Weight Guide

This crochet size and weight infographic details all the different yarn weights and the specifics of each. It breaks down the yarn type, weight, wraps per inch and ply. This infographic also includes a chart of different crochet hook sizes.

Discover two easy (and quick!) ways to determine the weight of your yarn, whether it's mystery stash or hand-spun. They're not perfect, of course, and you might still have to swatch, but there's no chart needed.

A Cheater's Guide to WPI (Wraps Per Inch)

A Cheater’s Guide to WPI (Wraps Per Inch): Discover two easy (and quick!) ways to determine the weight of your yarn. You might still have to swatch, but there's no chart needed.

Standard Yarn Weight Systems - Know yarn gauge and knitting needle or crochet hook size to use with different yarn weights | Live Handmade Blog

Standard Yarn Weight Systems - Know yarn gauge and knitting needle or crochet hook size to use with different yarn weights

How to figure out the weight of your yarn - handy chart included.

Wraps per inch method. How to buy enough yarn using the Wraps Per Inch method. How to figure out the weight of your yarn, handy chart included.

Knitting Tip - Knit in your tail so you don't have to weave it in..

Knitting Tip – Hiding Your Ends. I bet it works well! Trying this on my next project. I always do this if the project lets me Works well!

how to substituting one yarn for another

Yarn Matchmaker

Yarn Matchmaker - How to substitute yarns!

Invisible crochet cast on (via Eunny's blog). This finally "clicked" for me and works just as well without a crochet hook.

Different Cast On Methods from Eunny Jang -- This one, the crochet cast on, is my favorite, as it matches the bind off edge.

Yarn Gauge by Weight: how to estimate your yarn weight category based on your stitch gauge, from #yarnschool by Over the Rainbow Yarn.

Yarn Gauge by Weight: how to estimate your yarn weight category based on your stitch gauge, from Yarn School by Over the Rainbow Yarn.

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