Yarn Type
Stitch Gauge
Wraps Per Inch
Yards Per Pound
Hook Size
Lace or Baby Weight
8+ per inch
32+ per 10cm
18 or more
2600
B/1, C/2, D/3
2 - 3mm
Fingering Weight
6-8 per inch
24-32 per 10cm
16
1900-2400
D/3, E/4
3 - 3.75mm
Sport Weight
5-6 per inch
20-24 per 10cm
14
1200-1800
E/4, F/5, G/6
3.75 - 4.5mm
Worsted Weight
4-5 per inch
16-20 per 10cm
12
900-1200
H/8, I/9, J/10
5 - 6mm
Bulky or Chunky
3-4 per inch]
12-16 per 10cm
10
600-800
J/10, K/11,L/12
6 - 7.5mm
Very Bulky
2-3 per inch
8-12 per 10cm
8 or less
400-500
M/13, N/15
9 - 10mm