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Below is the "Standard Yarn Weight System", showing the symbols that yarn companies will be printing on labels attached to yarn skeins.  Although only a guideline, they should help eliminate some of the confusion with yarn sizes.
Source:  Craft Yarn Council Of America

Standards & Guidelines For Knitting And Crochet

Standard Yarn Weight System
Categories of yarn, gauge ranges and
recommended needles and hook sizes

print this chart   {in PDF format}

*Guidelines Only:  The above reflect the most commonly used gauges and needle or hook sizes for specific yarn categories.

Home     Photo gallery        Upcoming classes (page 8 of newsletter)
    Getting here from there      Help     Meet Kathy    Knitting accessories      Coupons   
   

Description of knitting needles      Types of needles we offer straight  double pointed  circular   flex   

  ~~~  the following pages are  a wealth of knitting help & information ~ ~ ~
          Travelers Security Links     Links    about Cables & Charts    Standard Yarn Weight System   
Sizing Charts    Hook & Needles Conversion Chart      Knitting terms and abbreviations    Tips and Ideas
Knitter's Monthly Newsletter                Newsletter Pattern Archive (.pdf)