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Estimate Yarn Yardage for Socks, Hats, Afghans, Sweaters & More. 

For cardigans, add 100 extra yards. For turtleneck and cowls, add 200 extra yards.  Oversize sweaters add about 25%, all-over pattern stitches add 33 % more yardage. Sweaters with more than one color also require more yarn.  Add 30% to amounts for crochet.

Click To see all the different yarns available.

 

Socks

Gauge

Child S - M - L

Foot length 5, 6, 8

Adult S - M - L

Foot length 9, 10, 11

Sock - Fingering Weight 6 - 8 sts per inch

150 - 225 - 275 yds.

325 - 425 - 525

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch

125 - 175 - 225

250 - 325 - 400

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch

125 - 150 - 200

250 - 300 - 350

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch

100 - 125 - 150

175 - 225 - 275

Hat

Gauge

Child - Adult

18" - 20" - 22"

 

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch

175 - 225 - 275 yds.

 

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch

175 - 225 - 250

 

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch

125 - 150 - 175

 
Mitten Gauge

Child  5",  5"

Adult  6",  7",  8"
Sock - Fingering Weight   Yards Yards

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch 75 - 100 125 - 150 - 175

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch 75 - 100  125 - 150 - 175

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch 50 - 75 100 - 125 - 150
Afghan-Throw Gauge Baby 60" x 60"

Sock - Fingering weight

6 - 7 sts per inch 1351 yds. 3500 yds.

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch 1200 yds. 3,150 yds.

DK  Double Knit

5 sts per inch 1100 yds. 2800 yds.

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch 1000 yds. 2,660 yds.

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch 850 yds. 1,875 yds.
Scarf Gauge Child 6" x 40" Adult 8" x 54"

Sock - Fingering weight

6 - 7 sts per inch 440 yds. 660 yds.

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch 350 yds 700 yds

DK  Double Knit

5 sts per inch 250 yds 450 yds

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch 190 yds 380 yds

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch 125 yds 250 yds

Vest

 

Child

24" - 28 "-  32"

Adult

36"- 40"- 44" - 48"- 52"

Sock - Fingering weight

6 - 7 sts per inch 400 550 750 yds. 950 1125 1300 1450 1650 yds.

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch 300 400 600 yds. 700 850 950 1100 1250 yds.

DK  Double Knit

5 sts per inch 275 375 550 yds. 650 800 900 1000 1100 yds

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch 250 350 500 yds. 600 750 850 950 1050 yds.

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch 175 250 400 yds. 450 550 650 700 800 yds.
Sweater  

Child

24" - 28 "-  32"

Adult

36  "-  40"  -  44"  -  48"  -  52"

Sock - Fingering Weight 6 - 7 sts per inch 750 100 1450 yds. 1800 2100 2500 2700 3000

Sport weight

5 - 6 sts per inch 550 800 1100 1400 1600 1900 2100 2300

Worsted weight

4 - 4 sts per inch 500 650 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 2000

Bulky weight

3 - 3 sts per inch 350 500 700 900 1000 1200 1300 1500

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