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UKUSGAUGE OVER 10CMAVERAGE NEEDLE SIZE
2ply/LaceFingering 10-count30-32 sts2.25mm – 2.75mm
3plyFingering27-30 sts2.75mm – 3.25mm
4plyFingering23-26 sts3.25mm – 3.75mm
Double Knitting [DK]Sportweight/DK21-24 sts3.75mm – 4.5mm
AranWorsted16-20 sts4.5mm – 5.5mm
ChunkyBulky12-15 sts5.5mm – 8mm
Super ChunkySuper Bulky6-11 sts8mm or larger

 

UK [mm]USAOld UK/Canada
2014
2.25113
3212
3.2511
3.5310
3.75
449
4.558
567
5.576
685
6.594
7103
7.510.52
81
8.5110
91300
1015000
1217
15
1619
1935
2036
2550

 

Abbreviations
ONo stitches, times or rows
No stitches, times or rows for that size
AltAlternate
Approx.Approximately
BegBeginning
BetBetween
 C4F[cable 4 front} slip two stitches on to a cable needle, hold at front of work, k2, k2 from cable needle
ChChain stitch
Ch spChain space
CircCircular needles
Cm Centimetres
CnCable needle
ContContinue [ing]
DcDouble crochet
DC2tog[insert hook into next stitch,

 

Garment Size Chart

LadiesActual garment size across the chest
SMLXL 
cm48535761 
inches192122½24

 

UnisexActual garment size across the chest
SMLXLXXL
cm4853576164
inches192122½2425

 

MensActual garment size across the chest
SMLXL XXL
cm48535761 64
inches192122½2425
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