You asked: What knitting needles do I need for a hat?

What supplies do I need to knit a hat?

Materials

  1. 1 skein of bulky (weight 5) yarn.
  2. US size 9 or 5.5 mm, 16″ circular knitting needles.
  3. Stitch markers.
  4. A tapestry needle.
  5. A pom pom.

Can you knit a hat on straight needles?

For knitters who are not yet comfortable knitting in the round, knitting a hat with straight needles is a perfect option. This simple alternative to working with either double-pointed or circular needles entails knitting the hat flat and then seaming it.

What is a good size knitting needle for beginners?

Medium sizes are generally the best for beginners. This means you should look for a width size of six (4mm), seven (4.5mm), or eight (5mm). For length, a 10-inch needle is usually a good starter size because they’ll be small enough to handle easily.

What size is 10mm knitting needles?

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

Metric UK US
10mm 000 15
12mm 17
15mm 19
20mm 36
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