Can I substitute bulky yarn for worsted?
Bulky yarn knits up quickly on super large needles. Generally, two strands of worsted weight yarn can be substituted for one strand of bulky weight yarn.
What can I make with a 6mm crochet hook?
The J-10 hook size is also known as the 6mm metric and UK 4 hook. We recommend using the J hook with Medium weight yarn (Worsted, Afghan or Aran). The J-10 / 6mm / UK4 hook is the perfect size for making everything from baby blankets to scarves to ear warmers.
What size 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 size crochet hook do I use for bulky yarn?
Yarn Weight & Crochet Hook Size Chart
|Yarn Weight Terms||Suggested Hook Size|
|3-Light, Light Worsted||(G-6) 4.00 mm, (7) 4.50 mm, (H-8) 5.00 mm|
|4-Medium, Worsted||(I-9) 5.50 mm, (J-10) 6.00 mm, (K-11) 6.50 mm|
|5-Bulky, Chunky||7.00 mm, (L) 8.00 mm, (M/N) 9.00 mm|
|6-Super Bulky||(N/M) 10.00 mm, 12.00 mm|
Is it easier to learn to crochet with thick yarn?
I suggest starting with a plain, thick yarn and larger needles to begin. The reason is, it’s easier to handle larger needles and yarn, plus you’ll be able to see what the stitches look like. That’s one of the most important parts of knitting.