DK stands for Double Knit. I'm honestly not sure the origins of that, but it is thicker than sport and not as thick as worsted weight.
Gauge is typically 5 - 5.5 stitches per inch.
Many DK weight yarns can be used for patterns that call for worsted (Alma, Nightshades, Daylights, Wool+Cotton). Other DK weight yarns work for patterns that call for sportweight (Sami, Manos Silk Blend).
A few years ago we included this yarn in our Mad Science subscription box. People have been asking for it ever since because it is very smooth. 100% Organic Cotton ...
PREORDER Autumn Sky
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50% Superwash Merino Wool / 50% Pima Cotton Dk weight | 100 grams 219 yards | 200 meters Knit | 20 - 22 sts = 4in or 10cm | US...
Manos Silk Blend
Soft and shiny, Silk Blend gives good stitch definition to cables and other texture patterns. Its jewel-like colors work beautifully in stranded colorwork designs. Fiber Content 70% extrafine merino wool, 30%...
DK Weight Woolen-spun American Cormo & Wool This 3-ply American Cormo and wool combine to form a light and airy DK weight yarn that is soft and distinct. 100-gram skein (3.5...
Sami in Quechua (the native language of the Incas) means “kindness”. Meet Amano Sami, 100% Organic Peruvian Pima Cotton that is often called the “silk of the south”. The fiber...
Cosette is just so soft and luscious. A blend of superwash wool and cashmere/nylon, it has a beautiful luminous halo and a light airy drape. That’s why it’s just perfect for...
Laneras applied their signature plying technique to non-superwash fine Merino to create a soft, plump DK weight yarn perfect for creating cozy sweaters and warm accessories. This is a bouncy DK with...
Handspun Hope DK Wool
100% merino approximately 173 YDS 100 GR Needle size: US 6-8 Gauge: 4-6 STS = 1" Note: Although this yarn is labeled DK, it knits...
Woolen-spun American Cormo & Wool Delicate shades of black, created for every mood and marbled with a dusting of color. This 3-ply American cormo and wool combine to form a light...
A happy blend of superwash merino wool and modal (a manufactured cellulose fiber), Feliz has lovely drape without sacrificing wool's "bounce". Manos del Uruguay's popular space-dyed colors take on a...