Knitting Needle Size Conversion Chart for US and Metric sizes.
|U.S. Size||Metric Size|
|10 1/2||6.5 mm|
Standard Yarn Weight System
Source: Craft Yarn Council’s
|Yarn Weight||Types of Yarn||Knit Gauge/Needle Size||Crochet Gauge Hook Size|
|Lace Weight||33-40 sts to 4″ on US 000-1 needles||32-42 sts to 4″ on 6-8 steel or B-1 hook|
|Sock, Fingering||27-32 sts to 4″ on US 1-3 needles||21-32 sts to 4″ on US B-1 to E-4 hooks|
|#2||Sport, Baby Weight||23-26 sts to 4″ on US 3-5 needles||16-20 sts to 4″ on US E-4 to 7 hooks|
|#3||DK, Light Worsted Weight||21-24 sts to 4″ on US 5-7 needles||12-17 sts to 4″ on US 7 to I-9 hooks|
|#4||Worsted, Aran Weight||16-20 sts to 4″ on US 7-9 needles||11-14 sts to 4″ on US I-9 to K-10.5 hooks|
|#5||Chunky, Bulky Weight||12-15 sts to 4″ on US 9-11 needles||8-11 sts to 4″ on US K-10.5 to M-13 hooks|
|#6||Bulky, Roving Weight||7-11 sts to 4″ on US 11-17 needles||7-9 sts to 4″ on US M-13 to Q hooks|
|#7||Jumbo, Roving Weight||6 sts or less to 4″ on US 17-50 needles||6 sts or less to 4″ on US Q and larger hooks|
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