Estimating How Much Yarn To Buy
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Estimating How Much Yarn To Buy

by Heena Patel on Nov 21, 2020

There is no term as “too much yarn”, but you do need to have an estimate of how much yarn you would need for a project you intend to make :). I have prepared a chart which will help you estimate the total yarn needed to knit hats, sweaters, blankets, and more.

Tip – Don’t run out of yarn. Make sure, you have enough yarn to cover your project, and a bit besides. It’s not always easy matching afterwards!

 
Baby
Toddler
Kid
Teenager
Adult
Hat
0-50 gm 50 – 75 gm 75 – 100 gm 100 – 125 gm 125 – 150 gm
Scarf
NA NA 200 – 300 gm 250 – 350 gm 350 – 450 gm
Baby Shoe
0 – 50 gm 0 – 50 gm 50 – 100 gm 100 – 150 gm 100 – 150 gm
Shawl / Poncho
NA 150 – 200 gm 200 – 300 gm 300 – 400 gm 400 – 500 gm
Blanket / Bed Sheet
300 – 500 gm 500 – 800 gm 800 gm – 1.5 kg 1.5 – 2 kg 3 – 5 kg
Sweater / Pullover / Cardigan
100 – 150 gm 100 – 200 gm 200 – 300 gm 300 – 400 gm 300 – 400 gm S
400 – 500 gm M
500 – 600 gm L
600 – 700 gm XL
700 – 800 gm XXL
800 gm – 1 kg XXXL