Yesterday I bought one of those knitting page a day calendar oojits that has a pattern for every day of the year.
I got it home, went through every single pattern to find a couple I want to start soon. I found 4 strappy vest tops that I love and want to start knitting ASAP.
I have spent this whole morning googling for the yarns needed to knit them, only to find that some of them are discontinued and no 1 shop has enough of the colour I like for the project, so I’d have to pay multiple shipping costs. :verysad:
On some of the other yarns i can’t get them to ship to the UK or I can’t find them anywhere at all.
Sorry - I’m :!!!: ranting :!!!:
Most of these pattern give me a weight/length per skein. Others just describe it as worsted weight or sport weight .
As long as I match what the pattern is saying with regards to the weight of the Yarn, will the pattern work?
Is there anything else I need to consider when substituting yarns?
Is there such a thing as a Yarn substitution table that will tell me suitable yarns to choose? It’s quite an overwhelming market!
Thanks for any assistance.