yarn glossary + tips

Learn how to differentiate between yarn weights and bases and all of the above! Find the best tips when working with tricky bases like suri.
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What is Classic Worsted? Classic worsted is a 4 ply, 100% superwash merino wool. Ours holds 218 yards/100g and is the most beautifully squishy yarn with gorgeous drape for any projects in your que! Gauge As a CYC 4, worsted works up pretty quicky - much faster than fingering weight yarn! The knit gauge is 16-20 stitches for 4 inches. For crochet, it's 11-14 single crochet stitches! Crochet, Medium Weight Yarn, Worsted Weight, Merino Wool, Raglan Knit, Wool, Worsted, Fingering Weight Yarn, Inches
classic worsted weight
What is Classic Worsted? Classic worsted is a 4 ply, 100% superwash merino wool. Ours holds 218 yards/100g and is the most beautifully squishy yarn with gorgeous drape for any projects in your que! Gauge As a CYC 4, worsted works up pretty quicky - much faster than fingering weight yarn! The knit gauge is 16-20 stitches for 4 inches. For crochet, it's 11-14 single crochet stitches!
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
what is DK weight yarn? DK stands for double knitting which is a knitting term that many knitters are familiar with. But, in this case, DK only refers to the weight of the yarn. DK is often referred to as light, baby weight, or CYC level 3. So what makes up the Sewrella Yarn Classic DK? Our beautiful and lofty Classic DK is a 4ply 100% Superwash Merino Wool holding 231 yards/100g. Knitting, Dk Weight Yarn, Double Knitting, Knitting Terms, Knitters, Merino, Yarn
classic dk weight yarn
what is DK weight yarn? DK stands for double knitting which is a knitting term that many knitters are familiar with. But, in this case, DK only refers to the weight of the yarn. DK is often referred to as light, baby weight, or CYC level 3. So what makes up the Sewrella Yarn Classic DK? Our beautiful and lofty Classic DK is a 4ply 100% Superwash Merino Wool holding 231 yards/100g.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
what is DK weight yarn? DK stands for double knitting which is a knitting term that many knitters are familiar with. But, in this case, DK only refers to the weight of the yarn. DK is often referred to as light, baby weight, or CYC level 3. So what makes up the Sewrella Yarn Classic DK? Our beautiful and lofty Classic DK is a 4ply 100% Superwash Merino Wool holding 231 yards/100g. Dk Yarn
all about classic dk yarn
what is DK weight yarn? DK stands for double knitting which is a knitting term that many knitters are familiar with. But, in this case, DK only refers to the weight of the yarn. DK is often referred to as light, baby weight, or CYC level 3. So what makes up the Sewrella Yarn Classic DK? Our beautiful and lofty Classic DK is a 4ply 100% Superwash Merino Wool holding 231 yards/100g.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Classic Sock is a 2 ply, 100% superwash merino wool yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for classic sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook. Merino Wool Yarn, Sock, Knitting Needles, Wool Yarn, Finger Weights
what is sock weight yarn?
Classic Sock is a 2 ply, 100% superwash merino wool yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for classic sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
What is Stellina? Stellina is a 2ply, 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, and 5% Gold Stellina. It comes at 438 yards per 100 grams. Gauge Knitting gauge is recommended at 27-32 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.25 mm needles. For crochet, it is recommended at 21 to 23 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.5mm hooks. Pattern, Gold Shimmer, Stitch, Glossary, Jacket Pattern, Crochet Jacket
all about stellina yarn
What is Stellina? Stellina is a 2ply, 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, and 5% Gold Stellina. It comes at 438 yards per 100 grams. Gauge Knitting gauge is recommended at 27-32 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.25 mm needles. For crochet, it is recommended at 21 to 23 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.5mm hooks.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
What is Classic Bulky? Classic Bulky is a 2 ply 100% superwash merino wool with 106 yards/100g. This beautiful wool gives you the perfect squish to any project! Gauge As a CYC 5, bulky yarn works up nice and quick - that means more projects, right? The knit gauge is 12-15 stitches on 5.5mm - 8mm needles per 4”. The crochet gauge is 8-11 stitches on a 6.5mm-9mm crochet hook per 4”. Classic, Bulky, Chunky Yarn, How To Purl Knit, Bulky Yarn, Granny Square
BULKY YARN: what it is, how to use it
What is Classic Bulky? Classic Bulky is a 2 ply 100% superwash merino wool with 106 yards/100g. This beautiful wool gives you the perfect squish to any project! Gauge As a CYC 5, bulky yarn works up nice and quick - that means more projects, right? The knit gauge is 12-15 stitches on 5.5mm - 8mm needles per 4”. The crochet gauge is 8-11 stitches on a 6.5mm-9mm crochet hook per 4”.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Classic Sock is a 2 ply, 100% superwash merino wool yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for classic sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook. Sock Yarn
all about sock yarn
Classic Sock is a 2 ply, 100% superwash merino wool yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for classic sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
There's one base that we save for the warmer months, and we look forward to when it releases every. single. year. That base would be our silk, it comes in both sock weight and dk weight. Silk might be one of our favorite bases over here at Sewrella HQ. The sheen, the softness, the drape! Silk DK: CYC 3, 4 ply, 50% Mulberry Silk and 50% Superwash Merino blend with 231 yards / 100 g. Silk Sock: CYC 1, 4 ply, 50% Mulberry Silk and 50% Superwash Merino blend with 438 yards / 100 g. Knit Patterns, Mulberry, Silk, Mulberry Silk, Batwing Sweater, Bat Wings, Silk Yarn, Silk Socks
all about silk yarn
There's one base that we save for the warmer months, and we look forward to when it releases every. single. year. That base would be our silk, it comes in both sock weight and dk weight. Silk might be one of our favorite bases over here at Sewrella HQ. The sheen, the softness, the drape! Silk DK: CYC 3, 4 ply, 50% Mulberry Silk and 50% Superwash Merino blend with 231 yards / 100 g. Silk Sock: CYC 1, 4 ply, 50% Mulberry Silk and 50% Superwash Merino blend with 438 yards / 100 g.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
what is DK weight yarn? DK stands for double knitting which is a knitting term that many knitters are familiar with. But, in this case, DK only refers to the weight of the yarn. DK is often referred to as light, baby weight, or CYC level 3. So what makes up the Sewrella Yarn Classic DK? Our beautiful and lofty Classic DK is a 4ply 100% Superwash Merino Wool holding 231 yards/100g.
classic dk yarn
what is DK weight yarn? DK stands for double knitting which is a knitting term that many knitters are familiar with. But, in this case, DK only refers to the weight of the yarn. DK is often referred to as light, baby weight, or CYC level 3. So what makes up the Sewrella Yarn Classic DK? Our beautiful and lofty Classic DK is a 4ply 100% Superwash Merino Wool holding 231 yards/100g.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Nylon Sock is a 2 ply, 80/20% superwash merino wool/nylon yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for nylon sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook. Crochet Socks, Sock Patterns, Knitting Socks, Crochet Socks Pattern, Sock Knitting Patterns
nylon sock yarn glossary
Nylon Sock is a 2 ply, 80/20% superwash merino wool/nylon yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for nylon sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Suri Lace is a single ply, 74/26% suri alpaca and silk blend. It comes with 328 yards per 50 grams. Knit gauge for suri lace is 33-40 stitches on 1.5-2.25 mm knitting needles. The crochet gauge is 32-42 stitches on a 2.25 mm crochet hook. Suri Alpaca, Crochet Hooks
all about suri yarn
Suri Lace is a single ply, 74/26% suri alpaca and silk blend. It comes with 328 yards per 50 grams. Knit gauge for suri lace is 33-40 stitches on 1.5-2.25 mm knitting needles. The crochet gauge is 32-42 stitches on a 2.25 mm crochet hook.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
What is Classic Bulky? Classic Bulky is a 2 ply 100% superwash merino wool with 106 yards/100g. This beautiful wool gives you the perfect squish to any project! Gauge As a CYC 5, bulky yarn works up nice and quick - that means more projects, right? The knit gauge is 12-15 stitches on 5.5mm - 8mm needles per 4”. The crochet gauge is 8-11 stitches on a 6.5mm-9mm crochet hook per 4”. Nice, Yarn Projects
What is bulky yarn?
What is Classic Bulky? Classic Bulky is a 2 ply 100% superwash merino wool with 106 yards/100g. This beautiful wool gives you the perfect squish to any project! Gauge As a CYC 5, bulky yarn works up nice and quick - that means more projects, right? The knit gauge is 12-15 stitches on 5.5mm - 8mm needles per 4”. The crochet gauge is 8-11 stitches on a 6.5mm-9mm crochet hook per 4”.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Our cashmere sock is 80/10/10% superwash merino wool/cashmere/nylon base. The nylon adds extra strength for longer lasting and stronger projects including socks! It's a 4 ply yarn with 435 yards/100 grams.  The knit gauge for cashmere sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook. Cozy, Andrea Mowry
cashmere weight yarn
Our cashmere sock is 80/10/10% superwash merino wool/cashmere/nylon base. The nylon adds extra strength for longer lasting and stronger projects including socks! It's a 4 ply yarn with 435 yards/100 grams. The knit gauge for cashmere sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Nylon Sock is a 2 ply, 80/20% superwash merino wool/nylon yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for nylon sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook. Socks
all about nylon sock
Nylon Sock is a 2 ply, 80/20% superwash merino wool/nylon yarn with 400 yards per 100 grams. The knit gauge for nylon sock is 27-32 stitches on 2.25-3.25mm knitting needles. For crochet, it is recommended to have 21-32 stitches on a 2.25-3.5mm crochet hook.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
What is Stellina? Stellina is a 2ply, 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, and 5% Gold Stellina. It comes at 438 yards per 100 grams. Gauge Knitting gauge is recommended at 27-32 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.25 mm needles. For crochet, it is recommended at 21 to 23 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.5mm hooks. Stitches, Hooks, Knitting Gauge, Needles, Grams
stellina: the sparkly yarn ✨
What is Stellina? Stellina is a 2ply, 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, and 5% Gold Stellina. It comes at 438 yards per 100 grams. Gauge Knitting gauge is recommended at 27-32 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.25 mm needles. For crochet, it is recommended at 21 to 23 stitches on 2.25mm to 3.5mm hooks.
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn
Sewrella · free crochet patterns + hand-dyed yarn