Size 5/0 seed beads (E beads) are a large seed bead with a 5mm diameter. They are often used for knitting with beads. 5/0 seed beads are perfect for kids and beginners as they are easy to pick up and have large holes. 5/0 seed beads measure 5mm x 4mm with a hole size of 1.6mm. Count is approximately 7 beads per gram.