Definitions

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  • adj. Of a light weight designed to be used with 1.5–2.25 mm needles.

Etymologies

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lace +‎ weight

Examples

  • I feel very apprehensive about posting my own 'advice' on the cashsilk (as in 'how wise do you think you are Mrs Daly from Wollongong warning Mrs Miles from Edinburgh about a laceweight yarn?'), but I'll brave it.

    Jean's Knitting

  • The lace yarn can always be used in a project calling for 900+ yards of laceweight, and I'm sure you'll find something stunning.

    Jean's Knitting

  • And then yes, I finally bought some of the beautiful hemp laceweight yarn from Tara that was my original kick in the pants to learn to knit.

    Creative Every Day, Part 13: Oops, I Forgot « Looking for Roots

  • Some time ago, in a fit of ambition, I ordered the Piecework that has the alphabet, and I have a good sized hank of laceweight.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Gray Merino wool laceweight yarn, nylon ribbon yarn knitted into a fishing net or scarf.

    Valentines, part the first

  • This handknitted lace shawl is made out of hand-dyed 50/50 Merino Wool/Silk blend laceweight yarn with rootbeer brown colored beads.

    Valentines, part the first

  • *I haven't worked on my dishcloths since I blogged about them, even though I made a trade with a local knitter--laceweight that I'll never use for boat shuttles.

    February 2009

  • Less than 10 days earlier I was trading away laceweight yarn for boat shuttled because I realized that I didn't like knitting lace.

    Last thing I expected to get me out of a slump - And She Knits Too!

  • I might not have enough of the orangelaceweight which will lead me down the ice ramp of breaking my knit from stash pledge right into the loving embrace of some malabrigo laceweight or sea silk or something equally lovely for this sweater.

    February 2009

  • I went with barely 100 last year and while it was fun, I feel like I passed up a good number of fun things (not just yarn) and I am finding that I no longer love buying my yarn by the how many yards are in the tiny skeins (umm, laceweight came home with me in 2008).

    2009 Edition - And She Knits Too!

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