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For Wool Style Yarns

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Yarn Weight Symbols
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CYC-0
0-Lace
CYC-1
1-Super
Fine
CYC-2
2-Fine
CYC-3
3-Light
CYC-4
4-Medium
CYC-5
5-Bulky
CYC-6
6-Super
Bulky
1 United
States
Lace,
Baby,
Fingering,
Sock, etc
Sport,
Baby,
Jumper
DK.
Light
Worsted,
Worsted, Aran, Afghan, Chunky,
Craft,
Rug
Super
Bulky,
Roving
2 Australian 2ply, 3ply 4ply 5ply 8ply 10ply, 12ply . .
3 YPP
YardsPerPound
2400ypp & up 1650 -
2300 ypp
1150 -
1600 ypp
1000 -
1100 ypp
850 -
1050 ypp
500 -
850 ypp
450 ypp
& less
4 WPI
WrapsPerInch
22+wpi
19-22 wpi
14-19 wpi
10-14 wpi
8-9 wpi
6-8 wpi
2-4 wpi
5 EPI
EndsPerInch
12+epi 8-11 epi 7-10 epi 5-7 epi 4-6 epi 3-4 epi 1-2 epi
6 Knit Gauge aka/Tension
4 in (10cm)
swatch
33 - 40
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
27 - 32
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
23 - 26
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
21 - 24
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
16 - 20
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
12 - 15
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
06 - 11
sts

4 in (10cm)
swatch
7 Knit Needle Millimeter 1.50 - 2.25 mm 2.25 - 3.25 mm 3.25 - 3.75 mm 3.75 - 4.50
mm
4.50 - 5.50 mm 5.50 - 8.00 mm 9.00 mm
and up
5 Knit Needle
US Size
000 - 1 1 to 3 3 to 5 5 to 7 7 to 9 9 to 11 11 & up
6 Single Crochet
4in-10 cm swatch
32 - 42
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
21 - 32
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
16 - 20
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
12 - 17
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
11 - 14
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
8 - 11
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
5 - 9
sts
4in-10 cm swatch
7 Crochet Hook
Millimeter
Steel **
1.80- 2.00mm
Standard
2.25 - 3.50 mm
Standard
3.75 - 4.25 mm
Standard
4.50 - 5.50 mm
Standard
5.50 - 6.50 mm
Standard
6.50 - 8.00 mm
Standard
9.00 mm & up
Wheat xRefs are a Start Point - always consult your pattern & SWATCH.
** Steel Hook sizing is NOT the same - - - - *** Yarn Weight Symbols courtesy of Craft Yarn Council.
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