Knitting Needle Sizes

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Knitting Needle Sizes

George Bernard Shaw once stated that the United States and Great Britain are two countries separated by a common language.

It should, therefore, come as no surprise that as with many things there is a misstep between these Anglo cousins even when it comes to knitting - US knitting needle sizes do not conform to the same sizing convention as knitting needle sizes in the UK.

Fear not, using the handy table on the right it easy to convert knitting needle sizes between the US, UK/Canada, and metric.

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