Yarn Ply is one of the best kept secrets in crochet. Most people don’t know a lot about ply (unless they’re also a spinner). Learn a bit more about this important feature in your yarn.
Before we get started, it’s good for you to know that this phrase – yarn plies – can actually mean two different things.
What does Ply actually mean?
If you speak to a person from the United States, yarn ply will refer to the number of strands of yarn that make up the final yarn.
In some other countries, it doesn’t refer to the number of strands. It’s really describing the yarn weight…
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