Yarn, Yarn Weight & Related Needle / Hook Sizes
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Yarn, Yarn Weight & Related Needle / Hook Sizes

by Heena Patel on Apr 07, 2022

Yarn comes in all different thicknesses, or weights. The standard yarn weight system goes from a range of 0 to 7, with size 0 (or lace yarn) being the smallest weight (or thickness) and size 7 being the largest weight.

Click on yarn weight listed below to check out our handy chart of yarn weight and recommended knitting needle and crochet hook sizes along with links to variety of yarn available in that weight.

Click on any standard yarn weight below:


Weight 0 – Lace
Fingering 10 count, Crochet thread

Weight 1 – Super Fine
Sock, Fingering, Baby

Weight 2 – Fine
Sport, Baby

Weight 3 – Light / DK
DK Light Worsted

Weight 4 – Medium
Worsted, Afghan, Aran

Weight 5 – Bulky
Chunky, Craft, Rug

Weight 6 – Super Bulky
Bulky, Roving

Weight 7 – Jumbo
Jumbo, Roving
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