# Quick Answer: How much yarn do I need to cord bind off?

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Wrap the working yarn l-o-o-s-e-l-y around the project 3 times (wrap 4 times if you’re paranoid). The amount of yarn it takes to wrap the width of your project those three times is how much yarn you will need to bind off.

## How much yarn does it take to finish a row?

The standard advice on whether you have enough yarn to complete one more row is to stretch out your knitting and, if the length of yarn is 4 times the width of your work, you should have enough.

## How do I know how much yarn I need?

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.

## How can I tell how much yarn I have left?

How to Calculate Yarn Yardage by Weight

1. Take the original number of yards and multiply by the remaining ounces.
2. Take that number and divide by the total ounces of an unused skein of this same yarn.
3. Answer = 152.66 yards! Woohoo!

## Is an i cord bind off stretchy?

This is a great intermediate bind-off that puts a round decorative column along the edge of your stitches to be bound off. The nice thing about this bind-off is that not only is it decorative, it’s also pretty stretchy.

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## What is knit Icord?

I-cord is a simple knitting technique that creates a very narrow tube of knitting that looks a bit like French knitting. This is a stitch used for creating knitting bag handles, adding as edging on a project or applying as a specific cord in various craft projects.