Pantyhose are really a wardrobe staple, whether everyday sheers or fun textures and colors. Women who wear larger sizes have a complete selection of styles to choose from. Many plus size pantyhose also use graduated compression to smooth and slim from waist to toe. Even the sheerest of pantyhose can have control tops for 360 degree shaping. Plus size pantyhose has different sizing conventions, with some brands using numbers and some using letters. The Q designation stands for 'queen-sized' and usually spans from 150 to 250 pounds. Other brands use letters, with 'A' being the smallest. Plus-size pantyhose may range in size up to ""G."" When selecting plus-size hosiery, check the size chart to insure a perfect fit.