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All our yarns & needles at a glance

Below you can find all the information for Bergère de France hand knitting and crochet yarns, including yarn weights (3 ply, 4 ply, Aran, worsted, sport, sock, etc.) and matching needle sizes.

Use this knitting yarn guide to find equivalence for using your stash yarns with our patterns or using our yarns with patterns from other designers. Simply find a similar weight and/or swatch size (rows and stitches).

Make sure you do a swatch with your own yarn and needles before starting your project, as you may knit tighter or looser than our standard swatches. If your swatch doesn't match, you can adjust slightly by switching your knitting or crochet needle size up or down.

Some yarns have recently undergone a change in suggested needle size which in turn has changed their recomended gauge.

Yarns in italics are no longer available for sale.

Yarn name Approximate Weight Needle (mm) Crochet (mm) WPI Gauge m/skein g/skein Machine knitting
Stitches Rows
Abakan Chunky 6 6   15 19 42 50  
Alaska Chunky 6 6 6 13 19 55 50  
Angel 4 ply 3.5 3.5 20 28 35 275 25 yes
Angel 50 4 ply 4 4   26 34 550 50 yes
Annecy 4 ply 3 3 10 26 34 150 50 yes
Arlequin Chunky 5 5   14 22 80 50  
Baltic Aran 5 5 8 15 22 80 50  
Barisienne DK 4 4 9 19 28 140 50 yes
Baronval Lightweight DK 3.5 3.5 10 22 29 125 50 yes
Bergereine DK 4 4 9 21 28 95 50  
Bergerama Lightweight DK 3 3       160 50 yes
Berlaine DK 4 4 10 19 25 90 50 yes
Blizzard DK 4 4   19 26 95 50 yes
Boheme Aran / Worsted 4.5 4.5   17 25 142 50 yes
Cabourg DK 3.5 3.5   23 30 135 50  
Cachemire DK 3.5 3.5   23 32 75 25  
Cachemire + DK 4 4   21 28 70 25  
Caline 4 ply 3.5 3.5 12 23 32 190 50 yes
Chambery Super Chunky 20 20   5 6 22 100  
Chatelle Aran 5.5 5.5   15 20 70 50  
Chenille Chunky 6.5 6.5   9 15 30 50  
Chérie DK 4.5 4.5   19 24 85 50  
Chinaillon DK 4 4   19 26 140 50  
Ciboulette 4 ply 3 3 12 28 36 230 50 yes
Cocoon Chunky 6.5 6.5 5 14 17 70 50  
Cosmos

Aran

5 5 7 14 20 75 50  
Coton à Tricoter 3 ply 2.5 2.5   31 41 200 50 yes
Coton Fifty 4 ply 3 3   26 37 140 50 yes
Coton Mercerisé Lace 2 1.75   38 50 565 100  
Cotons Nature - Platre 3 ply 2.5 2.5   30 40 190 50 yes
Cotons nature - Roc Lightweight DK 3.5 3.5   22 29 90 50  
Cotons nature - Stuc 4 ply 3 3   23 33 115 50  
Cyclone Chunky 5.5 5.5   15 19 85 50  
Duvetine Chunky 6.5 6.5 6 12 17 70 50  
Éclair Aran 5 5 7 16 21 105 50  
Ecoton DK 3.5 3.5   22 30 130 50  
Esterelle 4 ply 3 3   28 36 150 50  
Étincelle DK 4 4   24 34 155 50  
Fantasia DK 4 4   21 27 105 50  
Flash DK 3.5 3.5   22 32 110 50  
Fourrure Super Chunky 9 --   7 10 18 50  
Galaxie 100 Super Chunky 8 8 6 11 13 70 100  
Goomy 50 3 ply
2.5 2.5   32 41 215 50  
Halo Lightweight DK
3.5 3.5   22 29 145 50  
Yarn name Approximate Weight Needle (mm) Crochet (mm) WPI Gauge m/skein g/skein Machine knitting
Stitches Rows
Highlands Super Chunky 7 8   9 13 30 50  
Ideal DK 4 4 13 21 26 125 50 yes
Initial 4 ply 3 3 13 27 34 150 50 yes
Jaspee DK
4 4 9 19 26 95 50  
Lavandou DK 3.5 3.5   22 30 130 50  
Lima Lightweight DK 3.5 3.5 11 24 30 110 50 yes
Lumiac Metallic thread           262 25 yes
Lunele Metallic thread           325 25 yes
Lurex Metallic thread -- --   -- -- 650 25  
Magic+ Aran 5.5 5.5 8 16 22 80 50  
Metalika Metallic Thread           650 25  
Merinos Alpaga Chunky 6.5 6.5   14 18 65 50  
Natura Chunky 7 7   12 16 40 50  
Naturelle Chunky 7 7   12 16 40 50  
Norvège Aran 4 4 9 20 25 140 50  
Origin' Alpaga DK 4 --   21 27 90 50  
Origin' Bambou DK 3.5 --   23 28 80 50 yes
Origin' Cachemire DK 3.5 --   23 32 150 50 yes
Origin' Lait DK 3.5 3.5   22 30 105 50  
Origin' Merinos DK 4.5 --   19 25 105 50  
Origin' Mohair DK 5.5 --   15 21 90 50  
Origin' Soie DK 3.5 --   24 30 115 50  
Origin' Soja DK 4 --   19 27 85 50  
Océane DK 4 4   23 29 95 50  
Perfection 4 ply / Sport 3 3 12 27 34 125 50 yes
Pétillante Lightweight DK 3.5 3.5   24 30 155 50  
Pixel Aran 4.5 4.5 10 18 23 105 50  
Plume Chunky 5.5 5.5 8 15 20 80 50  
Pompons Aran 5 5.5   14 20 90 50  
Pur Merinos Français DK 4 4 9 20 28 120 50  
Pure Douceur Aran 4.5 4.5   19 24 250 50  
Pure Nature Aran 5.5 5.5   16 21 82 50  
Recyclaine Super Chunky 9 9   9 13 70 100  
Siberie Aran 5 5 13 17 22 140 50  
Sirène 3 ply 2.5 2.5 13 33 44 190 50  
Soie 4 ply 3 3   26 33 165 50  
Sonora DK 4 4   19 27 115 50  
Sport Aran 4.5 4.5 9 18 23 90 50  
Teddy Aran 5 5 7 14 23 80 50  
Toison Chunky 6.5 6.5 6 11 18 70 50  
Tweedine DK 3.5 3.5   24 30 150 50 yes
Vertige (previously Tourbillon) Chunky 5.5 --   14 21 90 100  
Zig-Zag Aran 5 5   13 23 75 50  
Yarn name Approximate Weight Needle (mm) Crochet (mm) WPI Gauge m/skein g/skein Machine knitting
Stitches Rows