# Best answer: How many balls of wool do you need to crochet a sweater?

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## How many balls of yarn do I need for a sweater?

Estimating How Much Yarn to Buy

Yarn Weight Category Stitches per Inch Yards Needed for an Adult Sweater
2 Fine 6 to 7 1,200 to 2,500
3 Light 5 to 6 1,000 to 2,000
4 Medium 4 to 5 800 to 1,500
5 Bulky 3 to 4 600 to 1,200

## Is one ball of yarn enough for a sweater?

Look at the yarn label to see how many yards are in 1 ball. … Take the total number of yards you’ll need (1350) and divide that by the number of yards in each ball (200). 1350/200 = 6.75 balls. This means you’ll need 7 balls of that yarn to have enough for your project.

## How many grams of yarn do I need for a sweater?

Multiply the magic number by the total number of square inches in your sweater. This tells you how much your sweater will weigh, in grams. I usually add about 10–15% for some wiggle room, then divide that number by the number of grams per skein.

## How long is 50g of yarn?

Yards in 50 grams

But you can expect on average, 50 grams of yarn will be about 80-200 yards depending on the thickness of the yarn. Thicker yarn will have fewer yards per 50 grams, and thinner yarn will have more yards.

## How many balls of wool do you need to make a blanket?

For this you need two or three skeins of cotton or another, finer wool. In our collection we recommend the Bee Blanket, which is knitted with three skeins of our Pima cotton, or the blanket Dragonfly Blanket with only two balls of Pima cotton.

## How many balls of wool do you need to make a cardigan?

You can also use our Pima cotton to knit something softer and lighter, in our collection we recommend the Napa Cardigan with 6 skeins. If you prefer the softness of our Meriwool, we recommend our Hackney Cardigan, with 6 or 7 skeins.

## How many yards is 100g chunky wool?

Yarn Weights Relationship to Yardage per Gram

Yarn Weight Yards Per 100 Grams
Aran 140 – 190
Chunky 100 – 140
Bulky 40 – 100
Super Bulky/Jumbo/Roving 5 – 40

## How long is 100g yarn?

600-1000m per 100g = Lace (600m being a ‘heavy’ laceweight) 375-550m per 100g = Fingering (550 being ‘light’ fingering)

## How many 100g balls of wool does it take to crochet a blanket?

How many 100 gram balls of yarn are required for a 6’x4′ blanket? 1 to 3 balls of yarn would be needed.

## How many yards is 100 grams of DK yarn?

How much yarn does your pattern call for?

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Lace 500–1000 yards per 100 grams
DK 190–300 yards per 100 grams
Worsted 190–240 yards per 100 grams
Aran 140–190 yards per 100 grams
Bulky 100–140 yards per 100 grams

## What can I crochet with 1200 yards of yarn?

Top 10 Crochet Patterns in 900-1200 yards

1. Sensational Shawl.
2. Batterfly Shawl.
3. Alpine Shawl.
4. Laurel Crocheted Stole.
5. Butterfly Ripple Shawl.
6. Baby Blanket & Booties.
7. Misty Vines Blanket.
8. Shell Bunting.