Question by  mwebster6 (43)

What are the different knitting needle sizes?


Answer by  chiquitalinda (66)

Knitting needles are sized in either Metric, American or British sizing. The metric sizing number shows the diameter of the needle in milimeters. American sizing goes from 0 to 50 with 0 the smallest and 50 the largest, and British sizing is reversed from 14 to 000.


Answer by  erinica11 (48)

American knitting needles are sized from 00, the smallest with a diameter of 1. 75mm, to 50, the largest with a diameter of 25mm.


Answer by  notsogracefulgracie (34)

Different sizes of knitting needles start with a size 0 and go to a size 15 in us terms, these are standard sizes. A size 0 US is very small and gives a really tight gauge where a size 15 US are big and will give a very loose knit.


Answer by  redpolkadot (27)

Knitting needles come in many sizes and the names of the sizes differ depending on where you are. American sizes go from 0-50 and some can even be found as small as 0000. European sizes generally refer to the diameter of the needle and converts to 2mm to 50mm.


Answer by  Alisa (903)

There are several different American known needle sizes these include 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10. 5, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, and 50.

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