How do I know what size beads to get?
Beads are most commonly measured with a ruler or a caliper in millimeters (mm). To determine the size of the bead using a caliper, slide open the caliper against the bead, closing the tips to meet the size of the bead which will show an accurate measurement of the bead!
What size beads for 4 ply wool?
A lively, bright collection of fine quality, Preciosa glass seed beads in size 5/0 (4.5mm), suitable for use within knitting and crochet designs, perfect with 4-ply wool using 0.75mm hook.
What number is lace weight yarn?
Yarn Weight (Thickness)
|Yarn Weight||US Needle Size||Common Uses|
|Super fine, fingering, or baby-weight||1–3||Light layettes, socks|
|Fine or sport-weight||3–6||Light sweaters, baby things, accessories|
|Light worsted or DK (double-knitting)||5–7||Sweaters and other garments, lightweight scarves|
What size cord do I need for 3mm beads?
Bead Hole Sizes
|Bead Size||Hole Size mm / inches||Maximum Wrapping Wire Gauge|
|2mm||0.92mm / 0.037″||21|
|3mm||0.92mm / 0.037″||21|
|4mm||0.92mm / 0.037″||21|
What is lace weight yarn used for?
The Standard Yarn Weight System lists lace weight yarn as #0 Lace. Lace yarn is often used for shawls and scarves. Most lace weight patterns call for larger needles to achieve light, open, lace designs. Sock/fingering weight yarn is used most often for sock knitting and infant items.
What is CYC weight yarn?
CYC 4 weight is also called Medium, Worsted, Afghan, or Aran. This weight of yarn is the most commonly used yarn weight, it is easy to work with especially beginners and the best weight for afghans. Crochet hook sizes 5.5 mm to 6.5 mm or sizes I-9, J-10, and K-11.