Understanding Yarn Weights video
Understanding Yarn Weights
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Rohn Strong is a crochet and knitwear designer and yarn spinner who has been crocheting since he was 6 years old. His designs reflect a desire to push the boundaries of the crafts. He has instructed several Annie's video classes and has designed numerous patterns for Annie's. His patterns have appeared in both Crochet! and Crochet World magazines. Rohn has also taught many... Full bio »

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If you're a crocheter or knitter, don't miss this quick and fun overview of tried and true commercial yarns and their standardized weights! Crochet expert Rohn Strong reviews the eight weights standardized by the Craft Yarn Council of America and identifies symbols to understand each yarn weight's uses and benefits.
In this Quick Stitches & Tips episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Identify the yarn weight symbol and category names.
  • Choose the right yarn for your next project.
  • Make a swatch journal to get to know your yarn.