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8Ply Double Knit Yarn

Natural, sustainable, ethical, 100% pure New Zealand wool.

This 100% pure New Zealand wool, grown, prepared and spun in New Zealand.
Ashford is very proud of the DK Yarn. Now proudly stocked in Australia by The Good Yarn. The DK yarn is grown on sheep farms around New Zealand. Then, its spun in a small boutique mill in Hawkes Bay.

As a result, Double Knit is a semi worsted yarn that is a blend of Corriedale and Perendale. A traditional Double Knit (DK) weight yarn with a three-fold twist (three strands plied together). This gives durability and great stitch definition. Therefore, its ideal for knitting, weaving and knit/felt garments, accessories and projects.

What is DK Yarn?

DK wool simply means double knit. In Australia is is commonly referred to as 8 Ply. In the US is it called worsted yarn.

Below you can see a great chart explaining the weights and corresponding needle sizes required

Download the chart here:

The Good Yarn corresponding yarn weights needle sizes table wool