How much yarn is needed for a baby shawl?

How many balls of wool do you need to knit a baby shawl?

Get 8 regular size skeins of a soft, medium-weight yarn.

Any soft, medium-weight yarn in the desired color will work for a baby blanket. You will need approximately 1,600 yards (1,500 m) of yarn, so check the label for details on the amount of yarn in each skein.

What size is a baby’s shawl?

The average baby blanket dimensions are typically 34 x 46 inches, or anywhere from 34-36 inches all around if you want a square blanket.

How many skeins of yarn do you need for a baby blanket?

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 many grams of wool do you need to crochet a baby blanket?

In all you will need about 250 grams of double knitting (UK weight) acrylic yarn including the curlicue edging. The edging takes about 50 – 75 grams of yarn if you want to omit it. Allow extra yarn if you are using a heavier type such as cotton or wool.

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