What size needles for 2 strands of DK?
I often use two strands of yarn together if the yarn is DK (for 4mm / US 6 needles) and I want a chunkier look, I may put two or more together and use bigger knitting needles.
Can I use DK instead of worsted?
‘Can I substitute DK yarn for worsted?’
You can! But it’s worth bearing in mind that DK is a slightly thinner yarn to worsted, so the best way to substitute is by going up a needle or hook size so that the tension will be the same.
What size knitting needles do you use for 12 ply wool?
Triple Knit or Twelve Ply Wool – use 5.0mm and 6.0mm needles.
Which size knitting needles are best for beginners?
Medium sizes are generally the best for beginners. This means you should look for a width size of six (4mm), seven (4.5mm), or eight (5mm). For length, a 10-inch needle is usually a good starter size because they’ll be small enough to handle easily.
Does 2 strands of DK make Aran?
2 strands double knit = 1 strand aran.