Crochet Hook Sizes And Yarn
You can always use a crochet hook or create a gauge that is not listed on the chart.
Crochet hook sizes and yarn. People interested in working with even thinner thread. Size does matter when it comes to crocheting and knitting that is. Steel crochet hook crochet thread sizes. 4 medium worsted i 9 550 mm j 10 600 mm k 11 650 mm.
Steel crochet hooks are sized differently from regular hooksthe higher the number the smaller the hook which is the reverse of regular hook sizing. These crochet hook sizes the right column are the smallest hook sizes are usually reserved. The information in the chart is the most commonly used gauges and crochet hook sizes for each yarn category. The us steel hook sizes range from 14 the smallest hooks up to the size 00 the biggest hooks.
Both your hook size matters or needle size in knitting and your yarn size matters when it comes to how uniform and professional your items turn out. Yarn weight terms suggested hook size. These are available in all sizes even jumbo. Crochet hook size charts how to crochet basic stitches beyond basic stitches how to increase and decrease the importance of gauge crochet hook size charts standard yarn weights metric conversion chart understanding abbreviations how to read crochet patterns symbol crochet crochet techniques blocking basics how to make a center pull ball.
Size 20 and 30 crochet thread are common options. Furthermore the uk steel hook sizes range from 7 as the smallest hooks the biggest steel hook size is 0. In fact it makes all the difference in the world. This crochet size and weight infographic breaks down the different yarn weights out there and the specifics of each in terms of type weight wraps per inch and ply as well as the different crochet hook sizes.
Popular choice and cost effective. Regardless of the number or millimeter sizing always complete a gauge swatch and compare it to the pattern gauge information. The most common crochet threads are sizes 3 5 10 20 and 30 though they are available in increments of 10 up to size 100 which is the finest. Size 10 crochet thread is slightly thinner than most yarn slightly thicker than size 3.
1 150 mm no. The table below shows a general gauge for each of the yarn weights along with some recommended crochet hooks to use with that type of yarn. 1 super fine c 2 275 mm d 3 325 mm. The most generic hook choice.
Lets go over crochet hooks. The hand symbol can be used to represent gauge for yarns that do not require hooks andor knitting needles including but not limited to loop yarns and armhand knitting and crocheting yarns. Why hook size matters in crocheting and knitting. 2 150 mm b 1 225 mm 250 mm.