Thursday, 7 January 2010

International Yarn Weight Conversion Chart

 

US UK Australia Suggested Needle (mm)

Laceweight

2ply 2ply 1.5–2.25 mm
Light Fingering 3ply 3ply 2.25— 3 mm
Fingering 4ply 4ply 2.25— 3.25 mm
Sport Light DK 5ply 3.25— 3.75 mm
DK/Light Worsted DK 8ply 3.75— 4.5 mm
Worsted No equivalent, suggest Aran   4.5— 5.5 mm
Aran Aran   4.5— 5.5 mm
Bulky Chunky 12 ply 5.5— 8 mm
Super Bulky Super Chunky   8 mm and up

Click here for crochet abbreviations Conversion Chart

2 comments:

Tilly Rose said...

Oooh thank you so much, that chart is brill for matching yarn....thanks for sharing it with us
Hugs Karen x

Anonymous said...

I was so confused by yarn and their weights. This chart clears a lot up. Thanks.