Category 1, Super Fine Yarn includes sock, fingering and baby yarns. The yarns knit at 27-32 stitches over 4 inches on US Size 1-3 needles. The yarn thicknesses in this category can very. Just the term sock weight can include fingering weight yarn as well as DK or sport weight yarn. Some German yarns state that they are 6-fache which is more of a DK or sport weight.
Lace yarn includes 10-COUNT crochet thread and cobweb-like yarns. This yarn knits at 33-40 stitches over 4 inches on US Size 000-1 needles.
The lightest weight of yarn is used to make lace, doilies and other delicate items.
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