I get a lot of questions about yarn weights in my patterns but more specifically how to use a yarn that is in US terms vs UK terms vs Australian terms.
This US vs UK vs Australia yarn weight comparison chart below will help you worked out yarn weights when you don’t have access to the yarn the pattern calls for.
Whether you are crocheting or knitting this yarn size chart can help!
Yarn weights go by so many names, it can be difficult to keep track of what’s what! Use the chart below as a guide to determine what yarn weight needs to be used.
Yarn Weight Conversion Chart
|0 Lace/ Fingering||1 ply||2 ply|
|1 Super Fine / Sock/ Fingering||2 ply||3 ply|
|2 Fine/ Baby||3 ply||3 ply|
|2 Sport||4 ply||5 ply|
|3 DK/Light Worsted||DK||8 ply|
|4 Worsted||Aran||10 ply|
|5 Bulky||Chunky||12 ply|
|6 Super Bulky||Super Chunky||14 ply|
|7 Jumbo/ Roving|