What size crochet hook do I need for knitting?

What size crochet hook is equivalent to knitting needles?

The diameter of your knitting needle or crochet hook determines the size of the resulting knitted/crocheted stitches.

Knitting Needle and Crochet Hook Conversion Chart.

Metric/Millimeters (mm) US Needle Sizes US Crochet Hook Sizes
5.0 8 H-8
5.5 9 I-9
6.0 10 J-10
6.5 10.5 K-10.5

Do you use same size crochet hook as knitting needle?

On a conversion chart you can look up the knitting needle size recommended on the yarn and on the same line it will have the size of crochet hook that it corresponds to. In general, the metric size of knitting needle will correspond with the metric size of crochet hook.

What size crochet hook is equal to a size 6 knitting needle?

Standard knitting needle and crochet hook sizes

Metric diameter US Knitting Needle Number Corresponding Crochet Hook Size
3.75 mm 5 F-5
4 mm 6 G-6
4.5 mm 7 7
5 mm 8 H-8

What happens if I use a bigger crochet hook?

If you are using the same pattern (same number of stitches and rows/rounds), a larger crochet hook will use up more yarn. If you are going for the same size of project (say a 36 by 36 inch blanket), a larger crochet hook will use up less yarn.

What size is F crochet hook in UK?

Crochet Hook Conversion Chart

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Metric (AUS / NZ) Size UK / Canadian Size US Size
3.00mm 11 D/3
3.25mm 10 E/4
3.50mm F/5
3.75mm 9 G/6