How do I know my knitting needle size?

What size is a 3mm knitting needle?

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

Metric UK US
2.5mm
2.75mm 12 2
3mm 11
3.25mm 10 3

What is size 9 knitting needles in MM?

Knitting needle sizes conversion chart

METRIC SIZES US SIZES UK SIZES
4.0mm 6 8
4.5mm 7 7
5.0mm 8 6
5.5mm 9 5

What size is 10mm knitting needle?

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

METRIC U.S. U.K.
8mm 11
9mm 13 00
10mm 15 000
12mm 17

What size are no 9 knitting needles?

Knitting Needle Sizes Chart for US and UK

Metric (mm) US Size UK Size
4.0 mm 6 8
4.5 mm 7 7
5.0 mm 8 6
5.5 mm 9 5

What size knitting needles are best for beginners?

Medium sizes are generally the best for beginners. This means you should look for a width size of six (4mm), seven (4.5mm), or eight (5mm). For length, a 10-inch needle is usually a good starter size because they’ll be small enough to handle easily.

What size needles for scarf?

If you are a tight knitter, use bigger needles (size 17) or if you are a loose knitter, use smaller needles (size 15). Use whatever size needle it takes so that you make a scarf that is 4 inches to 4.5 inches wide (not wider). You can also adjust the number of stitches to keep your scarf within this size range.

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What are the old knitting needle sizes?

Knitting Needle Size Conversion

Metric Size (New Size) U.S. Size U.K. Size (Old Size)
4.2 mm
4.5 mm 7 7
4.8 mm or 5.0 mm or 5.1 mm 8 6
5.4 mm or 5.5 mm 9 5