Needle Sizing Chart

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CHINESE GAUGE JAPANESE GAUGE ACTUAL SIZE COLOR (SEIRIN)
44 00 (02) .12mm Dark Green
42 0 (01) .14mm Lime Green
40 1 .16mm Red
38 2 .18mm Ivory (Yellow)
36 3 .20mm Blue
34 4 .22mm Pink
32 5 .25mm Purple
30 8 .30mm Brown
28 10 .35mm *
26 12 .40mm *

 

CHINESE LENGTH KOREAN/JAPANESE 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"