Needle Size Conversions

 CHINESE LENGTH 

 KOREAN/JAPANESE 

          LENGTH

 ACTUAL SIZE 
 (INCHES) 
7mm * 1/4"
13mm 15mm 1/2"
25mm 30mm 1"
40mm 40mm 1 ½"
50mm 50mm 2"
60mm 60mm 2½"
75mm * 3"
100mm * 4"
125mm * 5"
150mm * 6"

 

 CHINESE GAUGE 

 KOREAN/JAPANESE 

          GAUGE

 ACTUAL SIZE 
 (MILLIMETER) 

 -

00

.12

 -

0

.14

40

1

.16

38

2

.18

36

3

.20

34

-

.22

32

5

.25

30

8

.30

28

-

.35