Loading...

Yarn Weight Comparison Chart

AUS

UK

USA

Other Terms

Suggested Needle Size

2 ply

2 ply

Lace Weight

Super Fine, Ultra Fine, Baby

1.5 – 2.25mm

3 ply

3 ply

Light Fingering

2.25 – 3mm

4 ply

4 ply

Fingering

Fine, Baby, Sock

2.25 – 3.25mm

5 ply

Light Weight

Sport

Light DK

3.25 – 3.75mm

8 ply

Double Knit (DK)

Light Worsted

 

3.75 – 4.5mm

10-12 ply

Aran

Worsted

 

4.5 – 5.5mm

13-14 ply

Chunky

Bulky

 

5.5 – 8mm

>14 ply

Super Chunky

Super Bulky

 

8mm & up

 

Use this table as a rough guide as some yarns do not fit neatly into any category. The way to judge whether the yarn you are using will be suitable for the pattern is to knit a tension square as instructed on the pattern.

 

Knitting Needle Size Conversion Chart

Metric(mm)

UK

USA

2.0

14

0

2.25

13

1

2.5

-

-

2.75

12

2

3.0

11

-

3.25

10

3

3.5

-

4

3.75

9

5

4.0

8

6

4.5

7

7

5.0

6

8

5.5

5

9

6.0

4

10

6.5

3

10.5*

7.0

2

10.5*

7.5

1

-

8.0

0

11

9

00

13

10

000

15

 

 

*Depends on needle brand

We Are Renovating!

Storefront Closure

1st Oct - 31st Dec

Online Orders

Welcome!

* All prices in Australian Dollars*