How thick is size 10 crochet thread?

What does size 10 crochet thread mean?

So a size 9 hook is usually 1.25 mm while a size 10 is 1.15 mm. So when choosing a hook to work with choose the higher number (smaller hook) to work with the higher number (smaller thread). When working with a crochet pattern you should use the hook size recommended by the author of the pattern.

What is the difference between size 10 and 20 crochet thread?

Size 20 crochet thread is slightly thinner than size 10. Even though size 20 is smaller, you can still observe knots and stitches with relative ease. Because the difference between the two sizes is minimal, you can use size 20 interchangeably with size 10 crochet thread without affecting the pattern drastically.

What is the difference between size 8 and size 10 crochet thread?

The key to understanding thread size is that the larger the number the thinner the thread. For example: Size 3 is much larger than size 30. Conversely, size 10 is thinner than size 8 and so on.

Can I crochet with embroidery thread?

Can I use cotton embroidery thread for crochet thread? You can crochet with anything, but using embroidery thread would cause you to make a lot of knots since the skeins are not too long. Also, it might get expensive if making anything but a very small project.

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What does crochet thread size mean?

Crochet thread comes in various sizes, types, colours and quantities. Threads are sized by weight with each weight identified by a number, the lower the number, the thicker the thread. For example size 3 is a much heavier thread than size 8. Thread sizes include sizes 3, 5, 8,10, 20, 30, 40 and up.