What are the sizes of crochet thread?

What is the diameter of size 10 crochet thread?


The golo line is made of 3 strands with a diameter of about 0.6 mm.

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 thickest size crochet thread?

Crochet thread comes in sizes 3 through 100, with 3 being the thickest and 100 being so thin that it resembles sewing thread.

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.

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 can I do with crochet thread?

Use your crochet thread to make everything from head pieces, to caps, and garters. For sturdy items such as garters use a thicker thread such as size 3, 5, 8 or 10. For finer, more delicate items use a thinner thread such as a size 20 or 30. The examples below use Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread Size 10.