Cross Stitch International

Art of Embroidery

Fabric and needle sizes converter
Aida   Evenweave Needles Number of 
    and Linen   strands
SPC HPI HPI TPC    
    14 count 5,6    
2,4 or 2,5 6 count   6 Tapestry 18-20 6
2,8 7 count     Tapestry 18-20 5
3,2 or 3,3 8 count 18 count 7 Tapestry 20-22 4
    19 count 7,5 Tapestry 20-22 4
4,0 10 count 20 count 8 Tapestry 20-22 4
4,3 or 4,5 11count 22 count 8,7 Tapestry 22-24 3-4
    23 count 9 Tapestry 22-24 3-4
    25 count 10 Tapestry 24-26 2-3
    27 count 10,7 Tapestry 24-26 2
5,4 or 5,5 14 count 28 count 11,2 Tapestry 24-26 2
    29 count 11,2 Tapestry 24-26 2
    30 count 12 Tapestry 24-26 2
6,4 16 count 32 count 12,6 Tapestry 26-28 1-2
    35 count 14 Tapestry 26-28 1-2
7,0 or 7,1 18 count 36 count 14,5 Tapestry 26-28 1-2
8 20 count 40 count 16 Tapestry 28 1
9 22 count 44 count 18    
10 25 count 50 count 20    
10,9 27 count 54 count 22    
13 32 count 64 count 26    
Hardanger 22 HPI       Tapestry 26 1
SPC = squares per cm
HPI = holes per inch
TPC = threads per cm