Frequent question: What is a size C crochet hook?

What are the crochet hook sizes?

Crochet Hook Sizing Guide

  • B/1 (2.25 mm)
  • C/2 (2.75 mm)
  • D/3 (3.25 mm)
  • E/4 (3.5 mm)
  • F/5 (3.75 mm)
  • G/6 (4 mm)
  • H/8 (5 mm)
  • I/9 (5.5 mm)

What do the letters on crochet hooks mean?

The letter designations you may see on crochet hooks (D, E, F, H, etc) are only used in the United States. … The most accurate way of designating hook size is using millimeters. So an H hook is 5.0 mm and a G hook is 4.0 mm and a 7 hook is 4.5 mm.

What crochet hook should I use?

WHAT YOU’LL NEED. The best size crochet hook to start with is an H/8 (5mm) that is made of aluminum. This size is comfortable to hold in your hand, making the movements of crocheting easier than using a very small or very large hook.

What letter is a 2.5 mm crochet hook?

Crochet Hook Sizes

Metric (mm) US Term
2.5 mm
2.75 mm C-2
3.125 mm D
3.25 mm D-3

What size is a number 4 crochet hook?

Standard knitting needle and crochet hook sizes

Metric diameter US Knitting Needle Number Corresponding Crochet Hook Size
2.25 mm 1 B-1
2.75 mm 2 C-2
3.25 mm 3 D-3
3.5 mm 4 E-4

What letter is a size 4 crochet hook?

Crochet Hook Size Guide

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Millimeter Size (mm) Crochet Hook Size (US) Crochet Hook Size (UK/CA)
5.5 mm I-9 5
6.0 mm J-10 4
6.5 mm K-10.5 3
7.0 mm 2

Does using a bigger crochet hook use less yarn?

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.