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Knitting Needle Sizes and Conversion 

Need a quick reference to the different metrics in knitting needle sizes and what they convert to? Then you're in luck; Deramores have put together this handy chart to help you find exactly the right size knitting needle for your yarn or pattern. 

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Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

Metric Size (AUS / NZ) Size UK / Canadian Size US Size
2.00mm 14 0
2.25mm 13 0
2.50mm - -
2.75mm 12 2
3.00mm 11 -
3.25mm 10 3
3.50mm - 4
3.75mm 9 5
4.00mm 8 6
4.50mm 7 7
5.00mm 6 8
5.50mm 5 9
6.00mm 4 10
6.50mm 3 10.5
7.00mm 2 -
7.50mm 1 -
8.00mm 0 11
9.00mm 00 13
10.00mm 000 15
12.00mm - 17
15.00mm - 19
20.00mm - 36
25.00mm - 50

Please use this knitting needle conversion chart as a guide. Actual sizes may vary by knitting needle manufacturer.

Deramores are one of the leading online retailers of all things knitting and crochet, with a hardworking and passionate team behind the scenes. 

Shop our vast array of knitting supplies today; from accessories such as Knit pro, Addi, circular or double-point knitting needles, buttons, padding and more. 

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Finally, we have thousands of FREE and paid patterns to choose from, providing you with all the inspiration you need for your next project.