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Originally posted on Sleeping on the Edge of Sleep:
Some vintage knitting terms making knitting a challenge, even off putting. Trying to work out the imperial to metric and the different yarn types just for starters. So in this post I’ve included a PDF of my knitting conversion chart. It also includes some USA/UK conversions for those outside the UK.
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