Thursday, 7 January 2010

International Yarn Weight Conversion Chart


US UK Australia Suggested Needle (mm)


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


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.