Yarn Count Chart

tex

dtex

den

gr/yd

micron

Nm

Ne

tex

1

dtex * 0.1

den *
0.111

(gr/yd) *
70.86

micron/25.4

1,000/Nm

590.5/NeC

dtex

tex * 10

1

den * 1.11

(gr/yd) *
708.6

micron/2.54 10,000/Nm 5,905.4/NeC 8,858/NeW 19,377/NeW

den

tex * 9

dtex * 0.9

1

(gr/yd) *
637.7

micron/2.82

gr/yd

tex/70.86

tex/708.6

den/637.7

1

micron tex * 25.4 dtex * 2.54 den * 2.82

gr/yd *
1801.4

25,400/
Nm

Nm

1000/tex 10,000/dtex 9,000/den 14.1/(gr/yd) 25,400/micron

Ne

590.5/tex 5905.4/dtex 5314.9/den 8.33/(gr/yd) 15,000/micron Nm/1.693
882.8/tex

NeK

1

8858/dtex 7972.3/den 12.5/(gr/yd) 22,500/micron Nm/1.13

NeW 1,937.7/tex 19,377/dtex 17,439/den 27.34/(gr/yd) 49,218/micron Nm/0.516






NeW

885.5/NeW 1,937.7/NeW

9,000/Nm 5,314.9/NeC 7,972.3/NeK 17,439/NeW

micron/1801.4 14.1/Nm
1

NeK

dtex = Decitex
den = Denier
micron = micron per inch (Micronaire type instrument)
Nm = Number
Metric Count System NeC = Number English Cotton Count System
NeK = Number English Worsted Count System
NeW = Number English Woollen Count System

8.33/NeC

12.5/NeK

27.34/NeW

15,000/NeC 22,500/NeK 49,218/NeW
NeC * 1.693

NeK / 1.5

NeW *0.516

1

NeK/1.5

NeW/3.28

NeC * 1.5

1

NeW/2.187

NeC * 3.28 NeK * 2.187

1

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