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Hook Size and Yarn Type
(more info on the Yarn Yak and All About Hooks pages)

Below is a list of the hooks that are normally used with the particular yarn or thread. Doesn’t mean you can’t use a different one if you so choose. It’s just a general guideline.

Yarn

U.S. Hook Size Range

Sock, fingering, baby

B-1 to E-4

Sport

E-4 to 7

D.K.

7 to I-9

Worsted, afghan, Aran

H-8 to K-10 1/2

Chunky, craft, rug

K-10 1/2 to M13

Super bulky

M13 and larger

Hook

MM - U.S.

U.K. Hook

Suggested Thread

00

3.5

 

3

0

3.25

0

5

1

2.75

1

 

2

2.25

1.5

 

3

2.1

2

 

4

2.0

2.5

 

5

1.9

3

 

6

1.8

3.5

 

7

1.65

4

10

8

1.5

4.5

10

9

1.4

5

20

10

1.3

5.5

20-30

11

1.1

6

30-40

12

1.0

6.5

30-60

13

.85

7

40-80

14

.75

 

80-100

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Crochet Cabana created October 1997 (domain name purchased March 2001)
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