You asked: What size knitting needles do you use for 12 ply wool?

What size needles for 12 ply wool Australia?

Gauging thickness of yarn and size of knitting needles

PLY TIMES AROUND RULER PER 5 CM NEEDLE FOR BODY
6 26 3.50
8 24 4.00
12 20 5.50
14 18 6.50

What are size 12 knitting needles?

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Metric Sizes UK Sizes US Sizes
2.0 mm 14
2.25 mm 13 1
2.75 mm 12 2
3.0 mm 11

What is size 12 knitting needles in MM?

Knitting needle sizes conversion chart

METRIC SIZES US SIZES UK SIZES
9.0mm 13 00
9.5mm 14
10.0mm 15 000
12.0mm 17

What is size 13 knitting needles in MM?

Knitting Needle Sizes Chart for US and UK

Metric (mm) US Size UK Size
8.0 mm 11
9.0 mm 13 00
10.0 mm 15 000
12-12.75 mm 17

What size needles do you use with chunky wool?

A pattern using chunky wool will generally need large needles. Around 7 – 8 mm is average, while 5.5 – 6 mm will give you a tighter fabric. Super chunky wool, which is ideal for making a very thick blanket, will need even bigger needles.

Can you knit thick yarn with small needles?

Do the size matter? Oh yes, when matching yarn and needles it does. The size of your needles will affect both the length and width of your finished piece as well as your knitting experience. … Thick yarn and small needles will make a dense and stiff fabric that will be sturdy but uncomfortable and without drape.

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What size are 6mm knitting needles?

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

METRIC U.S. U.K.
5mm 8 6
5.5mm 9 5
6mm 10 4
6.5mm 10½ 3

What needles to use with what yarn?

Choosing The Correct Yarn, Needle & Hook sizes For Knitting & Crochet

USA UK Needle size (mm)
Fingering/Sports 4 ply 3.25mm
Light Worsted Double Knitting 3.5mm-4.5mm
Worsted Aran 3.75mm-4.5mm
Chunky Bulky 5.5mm-8.0mm