Yarn Weight Conversion Chart

If you’re buying yarn online it may well be coming from outside the UK. This handy yarn weight conversion chart will help you determine the differences in yarn weights for the United States; the United Kingdom; and Australia.

Yarn weight conversion chart

US Yarn Weight UK Yarn Weight AUS Yarn Weight
0 thread, cobweb, lace weight, lace, 1-2 ply 2 ply
baby yarn, lace 3 ply 3 ply
sport weight, fingering, baby yarn 4 ply 4-5 ply
light worsted weight, dk, 8 ply 6-8 ply
worsted weight, afghan aran, 10 ply 8 ply
bulky, rug, chunky, 12 ply 10-12 ply
roving, super bulky super chunky 14-16 ply

You may also want to take a look at my crochet stitch conversion and crochet hook conversion charts.

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