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The Outback Yarns knitting information pages - where you will find knitting tutorials, conversion charts, abbreviations and much much more. We hope you will find your answers somewhere in here :)

The knitting conversion chart - a handy wee bit of info for those of us still running on Imperial (Old English Money) or need an American equivalent!

Needle size MetricImperialUSA 
2 mm 14 0
2¼ mm 13 1
2½ mm 12 -
2¾ mm 12 2
3 mm 11 2
3¼ mm 10 3
3½ mm 9 4
3¾ mm 9 5
4 mm 8 6
4½ mm 7 7
5 mm 6 8
5½ mm 5 9
6 mm 4 10
6½ mm 3 10½
7 mm 2 -
7½ mm 1 -
8 mm 0 11
9 mm 00 13
10 mm 000 15
12 mm - 17
15 mm - 19
20 mm - 35
25 mm - 50