# Your question: How many stitches do you need to crochet a blanket?

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## How many stitches is an average blanket?

Example: Doll Blanket, 10 inches wide, with a gauge of 4 stitches per inch. 4 sts per inch x 10 inches wide = Cast on 40 sts.

Recipe 1: a simple garter stitch blanket.

Type of blanket Width (inches) Length (inches)
Small lap blanket or wrap 24 48
Medium lap blanket 30 50
Large lap blanket 50 60
Twin size blanket 68 86

## How many rows does it take to crochet a blanket?

The exact number of rows will depend on how tightly you crochet, but here are some guidelines: For a 36″ x 36″ blanket, make 70 rows. For a 36″ x 54″ blanket, make 105 rows. For a 40″ x 60″ blanket, 110 rows.

## How many chains do I need for a twin crochet blanket?

A twin-size blanket can have a starting chain of 146 stitches.

## How much should I cast on for a blanket?

A 96 stitch cast on would result in a small lap blanket. If you want a medium sized blanket, then try casting on 120 stitches. For a large lap blanket, cast on 160 stitches. For an extra-large lap blanket, cast on 200 stitches.

## How big is an average blanket?

Dual-Sided Comfort

Blanket Type Dimensions (inches) Dimensions (cm)
Throw 50 inches by 60 inches 127 cm by 152 cm
Afghan 50 inches by 65 inches 127 cm by 165 cm
Twin 65 inches by 90 inches 165 cm by 229 cm
Double 85 inches by 90 inches 216 cm by 229 cm
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## How many rows is an inch crochet?

You’ve decided to use an H/5.00 mm hook which gives you a gauge of 16 rows/stitches per 4” inches. 16 divided by 4 = 4 rows/stitches per inch.

## What is a Lapghan blanket?

A lapghan-sized blanket, which is around 30″ x 40″, is ideal for many people, particularly those who spend a lot of time in chairs like the wheelchair-bound. To keep those people warm and cozy, you can make them a soft and cozy crochet lapghan.

## How many skeins of yarn do I need to crochet a queen size blanket?

To crochet a queen size blanket or afghan, you will need about 10 to 18 skeins of yarn. This means that the total amount of yardage used would be around 2000-4000 yards if using only one color and up to 8000+ yards when multiple colors are involved.