# How many yards of yarn does it take to make a man’s sock?

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## How much yarn do I need to make socks?

For knitting, the general rule of thumb for socks is that a typical 100g skein of fingering yarn will get you a pair of average women’s socks for an average foot.

## How much yarn do I need for a pair of mens socks?

Generally, you need 100 grams of sock-weight yarn for a pair of socks. Different brands or sizes of yarn may be different, as well as the size of needles that you use.

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

How much yarn do you have?

1. Multiply the number of yards or meters in a full skein (on the yarn’s label) by the weight of the partial skein (use a scale to measure this).
2. Take that number and divide it by the weight of the full skein (on the yarn’s label).

## How much yarn do you need for heels and toes?

I asked this question in the Winwick Mum Knit n Natter Facebook group to see what members thought and the general consensus seems to be that you need at least 20g of yarn for contrast heels and toes (some hand-dyed yarns are sold with contrasting colours in tiny 20g skeins just for this purpose) although some people …

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## How many yards of yarn do I need to crochet socks?

How much yarn do I need to make a ____?

Yarn Weight 1 Yarn Weight 2
Socks 350-500 Yards 300-450 Yards
Shawl 550-850 Yards 450-700 Yards
Adult Sweater 3375 Yards 1750-2625 Yards
Baby Blanket 1500-1625 Yards 1250-1500 Yards

## How many yards is a chunky blanket?

But if you want a quick estimate, you can use up to 12 skeins of chunky yarn to arm knit a blanket measuring 3.5 by 5 feet. This is because a skein of chunky yarn can be around 16.5 yards.