How to Substitute Yarn
Beginner | 6 min 15 sec
You don’t always have to use the yarn suggested in patterns — but if you do stray from the recommended yarn, you’ll want to keep a few guidelines in mind. Debbie Stoller shares sage advice for substituting yarn, such as using a yarn in a similar gauge and weight and sticking to the same fiber family. Also important, you’ll learn how to calculate yardage requirements for your new yarn so you won’t run out in the middle of the project (or buy far more than you actually need).
Here’s what you’ll need:
Learn how to:
  • Choose an alternative yarn 
  • Calculate yardage requirements for projects

What you’ll get:
  • 1 HD video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Debbie Stoller
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Very informative. Thank you.
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