Knitting Info 101

KNITTING INFO 101 : needle conversion chart : standard yarn weights : links to beginner knitting tips Knitting Needle Conversion Chart
Knitting Needles .
.
Crochet Hooks
U.S.
Metric
U.S.
Metric
0
2 mm
B
1
2.25 mm
1
2.25 mm
C
2
2.75 mm
2
2.75 mm
D
3
3.25 mm
3
3.25 mm
E
4
3.5 mm
4
3.5 mm
F
5
3.75 mm
5
3.75 mm
G
6
4 mm
6
4 mm
7
4.5 mm
7
4.5 mm
H
8
5 mm
8
5 mm
I
9
5.5 mm
9
5.5 mm
J
10
6 mm
10
6 mm
K
10.5
6.5 mm
10.5
6.5 mm
L
11
8 mm
11
8 mm
M
13
9 mm
13
9 mm
N
15
10 mm
15
10 mm
P
.16
.11.5 mm
17
12.75 mm
.
.
19
15 mm
.
.
.
35
19 mm
.
.
.
50
25 mm
. Standard Yarn Weights
Weight
Recommended Needle
Gauge per 4"
Fingering Baby 4 Ply
US 0-3
28-32 sts
Sportweight 5 Ply
US 3-6
24 sts
DK (Double Knit) 8 Ply
US 4-6
22 sts
Worsted 10 Ply
US 6-9
20 sts
Heavy Worsted Aran 12 Ply
US 8-10
16-18 sts
Bulky Chunky
US 10-11
12-14 sts
Super Bulky
US 13-19
6-10 sts
. Links to Beginner How-To and Tips: 1. How to Cast On <-- video and tutorial 2. How To, Knit and Purl Stitch <-- videos 3. Measuring Gauge 4. Getting Started With Double Pointed Needles 5. Women's body measurements and garment sizes 6. Men's body measurements and garment sizes 7. Yarn Reviews

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