Conversion Charts

Sometimes we get patterns from a site in the US and then we need to know how to convert the measures to the ones we use for yarns in Australia and New Zealand.

Here is a yarn conversion chart that might help you.

Conversion Tables from US to Metric Needle Sizes

US
Metric (mm)
0
2
1
2.25
NA
3
3
3.25
4
3.5
5
3.75
6
4
7
4.5
8
5
9
5.5
10
6
10 ½
6.5
NA
7
11
8
13
9
15
10

American Yarn Weight Conversion

America
Australia
Lace Weight
1 Ply
Baby or Fingering
2 Ply & 3 Ply
Sport Weight
4 Ply
Worsted Weight
8 Ply Double Knit
Medium
10 Ply
Bulky
12 to 14 Ply