DK Weight Yarn

The world of knitting and crocheting is quite colorful and interesting to say the least. With so much knowledge to gain about knitting, from types of fibers and knitting materials, to different yarn weights and so many different yarn brands – it can undoubtedly get a little confusing. But we’ve got you covered! Let’s start with some basics, Shall We?

What is DK Weight Yarn?

Dk weight yarn, is a short form for the term double knitting yarn. Double knitting has various meanings in the knitting community, in fact one of the knitting techniques used by knitters, is called double knitting, however in this case dk yarn simply refers to the weight of the knitting yarn. Another frequently used term for dk weight yarn is baby yarn.

Dk weight yarn is a popular yarn for crochet and knitting alike, mainly preferred for its versatility as a knitting yarn, as you can knit pretty much anything you like with dk weight yarn – sweaters, beanies, scarves and more. An important characteristic of dk yarn, worth mentioning, is of course the weight of the yarn itself. On the knitting yarn weight list, dk weight yarn weighs in somewhere between fine yarns, also known as sport weight yarns, and medium yarns, also known as worsted weight yarns. So to be specific, dk weight yarn is referred to as a light worsted weight yarn on the yarn weight list, which is what makes it perfect for knitting projects which require a relatively lighter weight yarn.

Lace Weight Yarn

If you find yourself getting caught up between different types of knitting yarns and can’t decide on which one would be a perfect fit for you, allow us to help! Lace weight yarns are just another type of knitting yarn, ideally used for fine and intricate knitting, used for making shawls, wraps and other such items to be worn in the cold.

DK Cotton Yarn

Say hello to dk cotton yarn when knitting or crocheting anything for the summertime or warmer seasons, as this knitting yarn is super soft and one hundred percent, premium cotton – making it perfect for all your colorful knitting fantasies as cotton yarn works well with coloured dyes. Cotton dk weight yarn is ideal for any knitting tasks that require 100% cotton but in dk weight, on the knitting yarn weight list.

With all the countless options available for dk weight yarns, picking out the best one can be quite a task. Sublime, Blue Sky Fibers, and Baa Ram Ewe are namely some of the best dk weight yarn selling brands out there, and we at Fillory Yarn, have them waiting just for you.

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Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton Knitting Yarn

Cascade

$10.00

  • Alaska Sky 3731
  • Antique Moss 3833
  • Aqua 3732
  • Armada 3724
  • +86
Madelinetosh Tosh DK Merino Knitting Yarn

Mad Tosh

$26.50

  • Antique Moonstone
  • Antler
  • Bittersweet
  • Blood Runs Cold
  • +53
Berroco Vintage DK Acrylic Wool Knitting Yarn

Berroco

$9.00

  • Snow Day 2100
  • Mochi 2101
  • Buttercream 2102
  • Mushroom 2104
  • +38
Rowan Felted Tweed DK Alpaca Knitting Yarn

Rowan

$13.75

  • 154 Ginger
  • 157 Camel (d)
  • 165 Scree
  • 170 Seafarer
  • +38
Juniper Moon Farm Stargazer Llama Silk Knitting Yarn
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Juniper Moon Farm Stargazer Llama Silk Knitting Yarn

Juniper Moon Farm

$12.99 $22.00

  • Amethyst 32
  • Andromeda 09
  • Anubis 13
  • Arctic 22
  • +21
Plymouth Yarn Dreambaby DK Acrylic Knitting Yarn

Plymouth

$4.50

  • Bing Cherry 149
  • Black 113
  • Blue with Spots 301
  • Blueberry 136
  • +15
Rowan Alpaca Soft DK Knitting Yarn

Rowan

$12.95

  • 201 Simply White
  • 202 Trench Coat
  • 203 Toffee
  • 204 Classic Brown
  • +19
Hikoo Kenzie DK Alpaca Blend Knitting Yarn

HiKoo

$9.95

  • Bayberry 1005
  • Beetroot 1004
  • Boysenberry 1015
  • Chestnut 1012
  • +26
The Fibre Company Arranmore Light Merino Cashmere Silk Knitting Yarn

The Fibre Company

$23.00

  • Ailis 210
  • Bradan 010
  • Brannagh 020
  • Ciaran 030
  • +19
Whimsical Colors Yak Bliss Knitting Yarn

Whimsical Colors Island Wools

$33.50

  • Andrea's Moss Green
  • Antique Turquoise
  • Black Forest
  • Blackberry Jelly
  • +29
Fireweed Socks Kit LYS Day 2021
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Fireweed Socks Kit LYS Day 2021

Fillory Yarn

$16.00

  • Orange + Green
  • Blue + Grey
  • Purple + Yellow
  • Dark Pink + Light Pink
  • +4
Rowan Alpaca Classic Knitting Yarn

Rowan

$8.75

  • 101 Feather Grey Melange
  • 102 Charcoal Melange
  • 103 Noir
  • 104 Eclipse
  • +26
Gedifra Soffio Alpaca Silk Wool Knitting Yarn
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Gedifra Soffio Alpaca Silk Wool Knitting Yarn

Gedifra

$6.99 $11.00

  • 601 White
  • 602 Sand
  • 603 Taupe
  • 604 Brown
  • +22
Juniper Moon Farm Zooey Cotton Linen DK Knitting Yarn

Juniper Moon Farm

$16.00

  • Adobe 46
  • All Spice 8
  • Amarula 44
  • Arctic Blue 41
  • +43
The Fibre Company Acadia Alpaca Merino Silk Knitting Yarn

The Fibre Company

$15.50

  • Blue Heron 030
  • Blueberry 040
  • Blueleaf Birch 050
  • Cormorant 070
  • +20
Plymouth Yarn Dreambaby DK Paintpot Acrylic Nylon Knitting Yarn

Plymouth

$5.50

  • Pink Lavender 1401
  • Denim 1402
  • Teals 1403
  • Greens 1404
  • +11
The Fibre Company Lore Wool Knitting Yarn

The Fibre Company

$18.50

  • Spiritual 010 (d)
  • Passionate 030
  • Truth 060
  • Logical 070
  • +18
Blue Sky Fibers Eco Cashmere Knitting Yarn

Blue Sky Fibers

$33.70

  • Arctic Shadow 1801
  • Black Rose 1804
  • Crushed Coral 1806
  • Gold Rush 1807
  • +4
HiKoo Sueno DK Solid Bamboo Knitting Yarn

HiKoo

$16.00

  • Aegean Sea 1130
  • Ballet Slipper 1116
  • Barn Door 1124
  • Bashful 1197
  • +34
Noro Tsubame (2020) Nylon Silk Wool Knitting Yarn

Noro

$51.50

  • Kamaishi 02
  • Sakado 03
  • Amagasaki 04
  • Morioka 05
  • +8
Malabrigo Dos Tierras Alpaca Merino Knitting Yarn

Malabrigo

$19.90

  • Alice 340
  • Aniversario 005
  • Archangel 850
  • Arco Iris 866
  • +31
Berroco Remix Light Acrylic Cotton Silk Linen Knitting Yarn

Berroco

$12.00

  • Birch 6901
  • Almond 6903
  • Periwinkle 6917
  • Rose 6918
  • +15
Anzula Cricket DK Merino Cashmere Blend Knitting Yarn

Anzula

$36.50

  • 1 Red Shoe
  • Aqua
  • Aspen
  • Au Natural
  • +36
Shibui Knits Nest Alpaca Wool Knitting Yarn
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Shibui Knits Nest Alpaca Wool Knitting Yarn

Shibui Knits

$8.00 $20.00

  • Abyss 2001
  • Ash 2003
  • Bone 2181
  • Bordeaux 2018
  • +14