The gauge of a hand knitting pattern will indicate what machine you should use with the recommended yarn.
This stitch gauge is a very popular gauge for hand knitting with “worsted weight” yarn.
Looking at the chart below, you could knit this yarn with a mid-gauge or bulky machine.
Use this chart as guide to determine what machine you could use with a specific hand knitting pattern.
|Yards per Pound||Meters per 100 grams||sts per 4″/10cm||Machine|
|Lace||4000 – 10,000||972-2430||33-40 sts||Standard (stranded)|
|Super fine||3000-4000||729-972||27-32 sts||Standard (stranded)|
|Fine||2000-3000||486-729||23-26 sts||Standard / Double Bed|
|Super Bulky||100-500||24-122||6-11 sts||May not be appropriate.|
|*ypp = yards per pound|