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