DK weight or double knitting yarns are also known as light weight yarns. DK yarns are slightly heavier than sport/fine weight yarns, and are typically used for projects such as sweaters, hats, scarves, and baby clothes.
Stitches per inch: Knit 5.5-6, Crochet 3-4
Needles US 5-7, Hooks F5 to I-9
Wraps per inch: 12-14
Yards per 100 grams: 262-328