# Does casting off use more yarn?

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## How much yarn do I need to save to cast off?

Wrap the working yarn l-o-o-s-e-l-y around the project 3 times (wrap 4 times if you’re paranoid). The amount of yarn it takes to wrap the width of your project those three times is how much yarn you will need to bind off.

## How much yarn do you need for an Icord bind off?

This bind off is quite the yarn eater. As a rule of thumb, you should calculate around 13 times as much yarn as your project is wide for a standard i-cord. This factor depends a bit on the material you are using and how tight a knitter you are. I wrote a bit more about the yarn requirements for an icord bind off here.

## How do I know if I have enough yarn for another row?

The standard advice on whether you have enough yarn to complete one more row is to stretch out your knitting and, if the length of yarn is 4 times the width of your work, you should have enough.

## Does cable knitting use more yarn?

You’ll need more yarn and more stitches for a cable sweater than for one of the same dimensions in a knit/purl pattern. … The swatch should include at least two repeats of the cable pattern horizontally and vertically. If you’re working several different cables, you have to check your gauge over each one.

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## How much yarn does it take to knit a row?

How Much Yarn Per Row? A simple rule of thumb to estimate how much yarn you need per row: Spread out your work to get the full width of the piece. With your remaining yarn, loosely extend it across the work 3 times. If you have enough yarn to do that, you have enough to knit the row.

## Is casting off Considered a row?

The cast on doesn’t count as a row. But it’s easier to count all the rows in the worked fabric, below the needle, and just not count the loops on the needle. … And that you don’t count your cast on if you’re counting rows.

## How do you continue knitting after casting off?

Can you continue knitting after casting off? Not unless you take out the bind off row. You will need to take out the row where you finished off the stitches and place the live stitches back on your needles. If you’ve already cut the yarn tail, you will need to join a new strand from the working yarn.