Worsted-weight stash? Try these yarn patterns!

Martingale's Knit and Crochet Friday

Got a pile of worsted-weight yarn in your stash, waiting to be used? Then we’ve got patterns for you!

Over the next few months, we’ll share popular knitting and crochet patterns that will help bust through your stash. Look for a select yarn type and weight each month, so no matter what you have in your stash, you’ll be slashing through it in no time!

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Before we get to the round up, what is worsted-weight yarn anyway? "Worsted-weight yarn is probably your BFF in knitting and crocheting," according to Craftsy and we agree! It’s a medium-weight yarn that gets its name from a village called Worstead in England. Check out this quick-and-dirty chart from the Craft Yarn Council of America:

Worsted-weight yarns

Here’s a quick tip: got unlabeled yarn in your stash? Knit a gauge swatch to determine what weight it is. Find out how to knit a gauge swatch in this post.

These crochet and knitting patterns will LOVE your worsted-weight stash yarn:

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Which yarn weight would YOU like to see in our next roundup? Tell us in the comments! Don’t forget to subscribe to the blog—you won’t want to miss the next Stash Dash.

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