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Need to know what Tex is to Denier is to Nm?  Or need to know how many yards are in a meter.  Below are some weight conversion charts for your use.

CONVERSION TABLE FOR YARN COUNTS

 

tex

Ne

den

Nm

grains/yd

tex

 

 

den/9

1000/Nm

gr.yd   x 70.86

Ne

590.54/tex

 

5314.9/den

Nm x .5905

8.33 / gr/yd

den

tex  x  9

 

 

9000/Nm

gr/yd  x 637.7

Nm

1000/tex

 

9000/den

 

14.1 / gr/yd

grains/yd

tex / 70.86

 

den / 637.7

14.1/Nm

 

Where, Nm - metric count, Nec - cotton count

CONVERSION TABLE FOR WEIGHTS

 

ounce

grains

grams

kilograms

pounds

ounce

 

437.5 grains

28.350 grams

 

 

grains

0.03527 ounces

 

0.0648 grams

 

 

grams

0.03527 grains

15.432 grains

 

0.001 kgs

 

kilograms

35.274 ounces

15432 grains

1000 grams

 

2.2046 pounds

pounds

16.0 ounces

7000 grains

453.59 grams

0.4536 kgs

 


CONVERSION  TABLE FOR LINEAR MEASURES

 

yard

feet

inches

centimeter

meter

yard

 

3 feet

36 inches

91.44 cms

0.9144 meter

feet

0.3333 yards

 

12 inches

30.48 cms

0.3048 meter

inches

0.0278 yards

0.0833 feet

 

2.54 cms

0.254 meter

centimeter

0.0109 yards

0.0328 feet

0.3937 inches

 

0.01 meter

meter

1.0936 yards

3.281 feet

39.37 inches

100 cms

 

 

   Just in case here is a link to a metric conversion calculator


http://www.metric-conversions.org/

 
Here is a link to a Yarn Calculator from Creative Magazines

http://www.creativeknittingmagazine.com/yarn_calculator.php



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