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Wool/Yarn Gauges & Tensions for Knitting

Yarn Type Gauge over 10cms Average Needle Size
2Ply 30-32sts 2.25mm-2.75mm
3Ply 27-30sts 2.75mm-3.25mm
4Ply 23-26sts 3.25mm-3.75mm
Double Knitting (DK) 21-24sts 3.75mm-4.5mm
Aran 16-20sts 4.5mm-5.5mm
Chunky 12-15sts 5.5mm-8mm
Super Chunky 6-11sts 8mm or Bigger