About Loom Gauge

Loom Gauge Information: 

EFG = Extra Fine Gauge (3/16″) = Equiv. Needle 1-3 (2.25 mm – 3.5 mm)
(Best with #1 yarn)

FG = Fine Gauge (1/4″) = Equiv. Needle 3-6 (3.5 mm – 4 mm)
Best with #1-#2 yarn)

SG = Small Gauge (5/16″, 3/8″, 7/16″) = Equiv. Needle 6-8 (3.75 mm – 5 mm)
(Best with #3-#4 Yarn)
RG = Regular Gauge (1/2″, 9/16″) = Equiv. Needle 8-10 (5 mm – 6 mm)
(Best with 2 strands #3 or 1 strand #4-5 yarn)
LG = Large Gauge (5/8″, 11/16″) = Equiv. Needle 10-13 (6mm – 9 mm)
(Best with 2 strands 3, or 1 strand #5, #6 yarn)

XLG = Extra Large Gauge (3/4″, 13/16″, 7/8″, 15/16″) = Equiv. Needle 13-15 (9 mm – 10 mm)
(Best with #6 - #7 yarn)
JUMBO* = EXL+ to JUMBO (+/- 1  1/2″) = Equiv. Needle 19-50 (12.75 mm – 25 mm)
(Best with 2 strands #6 or 1 strand #7 or larger yarns)
*Not official name; works with Jumbo #7 U.S. yarn weight.
**Information submitted from customers and designers and is subjective.