# How do I figure out how much yarn I need?

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Formula: (length x width x gauge) / 6 = yards needed. Length and width are in inches and gauge is in stitches per inch. For example, if you’d like a scarf 48″ long and 8″ wide using a worsted weight yarn, (48 x 8 x 5) / 6 = 320 yards. Round up as running out of yarn is the worst!

## How much yarn do I need for a throw blanket?

How much yarn do I need to make a ____?

Yarn Weight 1 Yarn Weight 3
Shawl 550-850 Yards 400-625 Yards
Adult Sweater 3375 Yards 1500-2250 Yards
Baby Blanket 1500-1625 Yards 1125-1250 Yards
Afghan 3750-4125 Yards 3000-3500 Yards

## How do you figure out yardage for crochet?

Use the length of each stitch & multiply it with the total number of stitches in the crochet pattern (repeat for each stitch that is frequent in the pattern).

## How do you figure out yardage in knitting?

Yarn Estimation for All Knitting Pattern Sizes

1. Estimate the number of skeins needed. …
2. (Estimated garment weight + Swatch Weight) / Skein weight = Approx number of skeins needed. …
3. Work out the estimated meterage. …
4. Estimated skeins needed * Yarn meterage = Estimated Meterage. …
5. Finalise the Number of Skeins Needed.

## How many scenes of yarn do you need to crochet a blanket?

When it comes to crocheting a blanket, you’ll need around 1-18 skeins of yarn or about 900-4000 yards of yarn. This will depend on the size of your project and how many colors are used in the pattern.

## How many yards of yarn do I need for a full size blanket?

According to the chart above, you will probably need about 2000–4000 yards, depending on the weight of yarn, the size, and the number of colors in the blanket.

## What can I crochet with 600 yards of yarn?

Even if you’re not a fan of knitting for little ones, 600 yards of DK weight yarn can net you a tee, a scarf, or even a bolero.

## What can I crochet with 200 yards of yarn?

These are some great ideas for 200 yards of fingering weight yarn.

• Magic Geranium Slippers.
• Izmir Hat.
• Rainbow Striped Knit Slipper Pattern.
• Petite Cabled Skirt and Headband.

## How much yarn do I need for a baby blanket crochet?

Depending upon the size you are making, a typical baby blanket takes between 700 to 1500 yards of yarn (assuming a worsted weight blanket), so a typical 3.5 oz skein that has 220 yards will take 3-7 skeins to crochet a baby blanket. Some larger skeins will take less.

## How much yarn do I need for a king size blanket?

King size bed blanket 60×80 inches – 13 lbs.

## What can I make with 500 yards of yarn?

You almost need to have at least 500 yards of super bulky yarn to knit anything worthwhile, because this is about the range you get into where you can knit sizable torso accessories like scarves and shawls, and even home decor knits like rugs.

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