Conversion Chart

Here is a conversion chart, produced by the Knitting and Crochet Guild:

Crochet hook conversion chart metric/USA

Metric (mm)

USA

0.60

14

0.75

12

1.00

10

1.25

9

1.50

8

1.76

7

2.00

B

2.50

C

3.00

D

3.50

E

4.00

F

4.50

G

5.00

H

5.50

I

6.00

J

6.50

 

7.00

K

 

L

8.00

M

9.00

N

10.00

O

12.00

P

15.00

Q

Yarn thickness or weight conversion chart UK/ USA/ Australia /NZ

UK

USA

Australia/NZ

2 ply

light fingering

 

3 ply

fingering

 

4 ply

fingering / sport

5 ply

double knitting (DK)

sport / knitting worsted

8 ply

 

knitting worsted

10 ply

Aran

 

12 ply

Chunky

bulky

14 ply

No 10 crochet cotton

bedspread weight crochet cotton

 

Knitting terms conversion chart UK / USA

UK

USA

tension

gauge

stocking stitch

stockinette stitch

cast off

bind off

grafting

Kitchener stitch

 

 

 

Crochet terms conversion chart UK/USA

UK

USA

slip stitch

slip stitch

double crochet

single crochet

half treble

half double crochet

treble

double crochet

double treble

treble

triple treble

double treble

Needle size conversion chart UK/metric/USA

UK

Metric (mm)

USA

000

10

15

00

9

13

0

8

11

1

7.5

 

2

7

 

3

6.5

10.5

4

6

10

5

5.5

9

6

5

8

7

4.5

7

 

 

6

8

4

 

9

3.75

5

 

3.5

4

10

3.25

3

11

3

 

12

2.75

2

 

2.5

 

13

2.25

1

14

2

0

Needle size conversion chart UK/metric

UK

Metric (mm)

15

1.85

16

1.64

18

1.23

20

0.92

22

0.71