Yarn Comparison and Recommended Needle Sizes

Yarn Comparison and Recommended Needle Sizes

AUS UK US Needle size in mm US Needle size
2 ply 1 ply Laceweight 1.5 – 2.25
3 ply 2 ply Finger knitting 2.25 – 3.0
3 ply 3ply Sock/Baby 2.25 – 3.25
4 ply   – Baby 3.25 -3.75
4 ply 5 ply Sport 3.25 – 3.75
8 ply DK DK/Light Worsted 3.75 – 4.5
10 ply Aran Worsted 4.5 – 5.5
12 ply Chunky Bulky 5.5 – 8.0
14 ply Bulky Super Bulky 8.0 and larger

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