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faerie8 03-13-2006 11:40 PM

Needle sizes
 
US size six is......how many mm? I know that size 8 is 5mm but after that im lost. HELP!! :??

gardenmommy 03-14-2006 12:11 AM

According to my sizer, a US 6 is equal to a 4.25 mm.

Shandeh 03-14-2006 06:38 AM

Here's a needle conversion chart:
http://www.yarnforward.com/needleconv.html

Julie 03-14-2006 10:19 AM

Watch out with US6s....most are 4mm, but the clover bamboo ones are 4.25mm, for some reason. :??

faerie8 03-14-2006 02:46 PM

Hmmmm....too lazy to go out and buy....1mm wont make difference will it? :??

I love :heart: the confuzzled guy :?? :??

brendajos 03-14-2006 02:49 PM

i think it is going to depend on what you are making.

brendajos 03-14-2006 02:58 PM

okay there from left to right is a size 6 (4mm), size 7 (4.5mm), and size 9 (5.5mm)

i think there is a definite difference but it doesn't really matter if you are making something where the gauge doesn't matter OR if you knit up to the right gauge on the bigger size.




(wow those needles look ginormous like that...lol sorry for the cell phone fuzziness....i am guessing that it is from being too close up. *shrug*)

faerie8 03-14-2006 08:46 PM

LOVE YOUR AVATAR!! (avater?)

Anyways i appreciate the effort and the explaination. It really helped! :D


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