Universal Uptown DK

Uptown DK Acrylic Yarn

Uptown DK is machine washable & dryable 100% pill-resistant acrylic yarn. Soft and easy to work with, Uptown's wide array of solid shades coordinates beautifully with self-striping Uptown DK Colors.

  • 273 yards (100 grams)
  • 100% acrylic
  • Light weight, 5.25-6 knit sts, 3-4.25 sts crochet
  • Needles US5-6, Hooks G-6 (4mm) - US 7 (4.5mm)

Garments For Adult and Baby

Patterns from Universal for the pill-resistant Uptown DK yarn. This book includes 4 patterns; two vests, a hat, and a baby blanket.

The Bear Claw Vest (done in cables and rib sts) is sized from a women's small to 3x, with finished garment measurements of 32, 36, 39, 43, 46, 50". Materials needed are only 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5 balls of yarn and US#7 (4.5mm) needes for a gauge of 5 sts per inch in stockinette.

The XO Cabled Vest (done in cables and rib sts) is sized from a women's small to 3x, with finished garment measurements of 27, 32, 37, 42, 47, 52". Materials needed are only 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7, balls and US# 7 (4.5mm) needles.

The Slouchy BRIMMED Hat is sized small to large with head circumference of 18.5, 19.5, 21". Materials needed is only 1 ball of yarn and US#8 (5mm). Hat is knit flat and seamed. Brim uses hard plastic or fabric interfacing to hold it's brim shape.

The Woven Rib Baby Blanket uses only 4 balls of yarn and is approx 36" square. US#8 29" needles.



universal Uptown DK Neon Bright Salmon 139

Uptown DK Neon Bright Salmon #139


Uptown DK White 0101

Uptown DK White #0101


Uptown DK Lily 0102

Uptown DK Lily #0102


Uptown DK Bittersweet 0106

Uptown DK Bittersweet #0106


Uptown DK Lime 0111

Uptown DK Lime #0111


Uptown DK Dazzling Blue 0117

Uptown DK Dazzling Blue #0117


Uptown DK Lolite 0118

Uptown DK Lolite #0118


Uptown DK Sahara 0120

Uptown DK Sahara #0120


Uptown DK Wither 0127

Uptown DK Wither #0127


Uptown DK Iron 0129

Uptown DK Iron #0129


Uptown DK Night 0132

Uptown DK Night #0132


Uptown DK Topiary 0305

Uptown DK Topiary #0305