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UK US GAUGE OVER 10CM AVERAGE NEEDLE SIZE
2ply/Lace Fingering 10-count 30-32 sts 2.25mm – 2.75mm
3ply Fingering 27-30 sts 2.75mm – 3.25mm
4ply Fingering 23-26 sts 3.25mm – 3.75mm
Double Knitting [DK] Sportweight/DK 21-24 sts 3.75mm – 4.5mm
Aran Worsted 16-20 sts 4.5mm – 5.5mm
Chunky Bulky 12-15 sts 5.5mm – 8mm
Super Chunky Super Bulky 6-11 sts 8mm or larger

 

UK [mm] USA Old UK/Canada
2 0 14
2.25 1 13
3 2 12
3.25 11
3.5 3 10
3.75
4 4 9
4.5 5 8
5 6 7
5.5 7 6
6 8 5
6.5 9 4
7 10 3
7.5 10.5 2
8 1
8.5 11 0
9 13 00
10 15 000
12 17
15
16 19
19 35
20 36
25 50

 

Abbreviations
O No stitches, times or rows
No stitches, times or rows for that size
Alt Alternate
Approx. Approximately
Beg Beginning
Bet Between
 C4F [cable 4 front} slip two stitches on to a cable needle, hold at front of work, k2, k2 from cable needle
Ch Chain stitch
Ch sp Chain space
Circ Circular needles
Cm  Centimetres
Cn Cable needle
Cont Continue [ing]
Dc Double crochet
DC2tog [insert hook into next stitch,

 

Garment Size Chart

Ladies Actual garment size across the chest
S M L XL  
cm 48 53 57 61  
inches 19 21 22½ 24

 

Unisex Actual garment size across the chest
S M L XL XXL
cm 48 53 57 61 64
inches 19 21 22½ 24 25

 

Mens Actual garment size across the chest
S M L XL  XXL
cm 48 53 57 61  64
inches 19 21 22½ 24 25
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