Converting yarn weight to meters

EWE sells our yarn by weight in grams.

If you need to convert to meters for a pattern the following will give an approximate meterage

Yarn weight WPI Ply Suggested

Needle size

Knit Gauge

(4” / 10cm)

Approx. Yards per gram Approx. Meters per gram
Cobweb 1
Lace 2 1.5 – 2.25 mm 32 – 34 stitches 8.8 9
Light fingering 3 2.25 – 3 mm 32 stitches
Fingering 14 4 2.25 – 3.25 mm 28 stitches
Sport 12 5 3.25 – 3.75 mm 24 – 26 stitches 2.75 4
DK 11 8 3.75 – 4.5 mm 22 stitches 2.5 2.35
Worsted  9 10 4.5 – 5.5 mm 20 stitches 2.2 2
Aran  8 10 4.5 – 5.5 mm 18 stitches 1.65 1.5
Bulky  7 12 5.5 – 8 mm 14 – 15 stitches 1.1 1
Super bulky 5-6 8 mm +  8 – 12 stitches 0.8 0.75

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