The 4mm or G-6 crochet hook is meant to be used with Lace (#0) or Super Fine (#1) weighted yarn, but sometimes we also like to use it for slightly heavier yarn. These hooks are perfect for making socks, gloves, Amigurumi and appliques.
What size crochet hook is 4 mm?
Standard knitting needle and crochet hook sizes
|Metric diameter||US Knitting Needle Number||Corresponding Crochet Hook Size|
|4 mm||6||G-6 (Boye G-6 is 4.25mm)|
|5.5 mm||9||I-9 (Boye I-9 is 5.25mm)|
What happens if you use a larger crochet hook?
Using a crochet hook that is larger than the size your pattern calls for will generally result in the finished item being larger or have looser stitches than the original. Larger crochet hooks create larger stitches meaning each row will be slightly longer and slightly taller than the pattern recommendation.
What should a beginner crochet?
22 Quick & Easy Beginner Crochet Patterns
- Moss Stitch Crochet Scarf.
- 1.5 Hour Beanie Crochet Pattern.
- 5-Hour Baby Blanket.
- Decorative Crochet Potholders.
- Reusable Cotton Balls or Spa Scrubbie.
- Quick and Easy Crochet Cowl with Fringe.
- Easy Market Tote.
- Easy Crochet Hat Pattern.
What size crochet hook is best?
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.
Can you make a blanket with size 4 yarn?
Yarn Weight #4 (Medium, Worsted or Afghan) Crochet Patterns
Medium weight yarn is perfect for summer blanket throws, scarves and home decor.
What can you do with weight 4 yarn?
Medium weight yarns, which include worsted and aran weight yarns, are a popular and versatile choice! Ideal for stitching scarves, shawls, sweaters, afghans, and baby items in knitting, crocheting, and weaving.
What can I crochet with leftover yarn?
17 awesome crochet projects to finally use all that leftover yarn
- Chair leg warmers by Simply Notable. …
- Scrap yarn blanket by Keeping It Stepford. …
- Colorful moss stitch scarf by Made by Mriek. …
- Little Nubby Scrubbie by Stitches ‘N’ Scraps. …
- Stashbuster rectangular shawl by Esther Sandrof via Ravelry.
What letter size is a 2.5 mm crochet hook?
Crochet Hook Conversion Chart
Does using a smaller 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.