Chunky/Bulky or 5 weight yarn is approximately twice as thick as worsted weight yarn. Sometimes referred to as chunky, craft, or rug yarn, it usually works up quickly using larger needles or hooks. This yarn is great for a heavier, cozy sweater, or for rugs and throws.
7 WPI, or wraps per inch.
Needle sizes US 9 - 11
Crochet hook 6.5mm - 9 mm
yarn weight of 5, with a gauge of 12—15 knitted stitches (U.S. 9—11 needles) or 8—11 crochet stitches (U.S. K—M hooks) per 4″.