Yarn conversion chart

Meters per 100gmStandard Yarn WeightUK Yarn TypeAustralian Yarn PlyUS Yarn TypeWraps per InchSuggested Needle SizeKnit Guage (4in/10cm)
0 7 - Jumbo Super Chunky 14-16 Ply Super Bulky < 6 wpi 8mm+ < 6 Stitches
10
20
30
40 6 - Super Bulky 7-11 Stitches
50
60
70 Chunky 10 - 12 Ply
80 Bulky
90
100 5 - Bulky 6 -8 wpi 12 - 15 Stitches
110 5.5-8.0mm
120
130 4 - Medium Worsted 16 - 20 Stitches
140 Aran 8 Ply Aran 8 - 10 wpi
150 4.5-5.5mm
160
170
180
190 Worsted 10 - 12 wpi
200
210 DK
220 3.75-4.5mm
230
240 3 - Light DK 6 Ply 21 - 24 Stitches
250 12 - 18 wpi
260 Sport
270
280 3.25-3.75mm
290
300 4 Ply
320 2 - Fine Sport Baby 5 ply 18 - 24 wpi 23 - 26 Stitches
340
360 Fingering
380 2.25-3.25mm
400
420 1 - Superfine Sock Fingering 4 ply 24 - 30 wpi 27 - 32 Stitches
440
460
480 Baby
500 0 - Lace 3 Ply 3 Ply 30 - 36 wpi 2.25-3.0mm 32 - 40 Stitches
520
540
560
580
600 Lace 36 - 40 wpi
700 Lace 1.5-2.25mm
800 2 Ply
900
1000   > 40 wpi  
1100
1200 Cobweb Cobweb
1300    
1400
1500