# How many yards of fabric do I need to make a dog blanket?

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## How many yards should I buy for a fleece blanket?

For a child’s blanket, 1 1/2 yards works well (a total of 3 yards). And, an adult-sized blanket will require 2 yards (4 total yards).

## What size is a pet blanket?

12″ x 12″ for cats and other small animals. 24″ x 24″ for medium size dogs and animals. the largest 36″ x 36″ for large dogs and animals.

## How can I tell if my dog is small medium or large?

Dogs weighing around 30 pounds (14 kg) or less are generally considered small dogs and any breed over 55 pounds (25 kg) is usually considered a large dog. This means that medium dogs span a wide range of body weights.

## What is girth on a dog?

Girth is measured by the widest part of your dog’s chest.

## What size coat does my dog need?

To gauge what size dog coat you’ll need, measure the length of your dog’s top line. To do this, measure from the nape of dog’s neck where their collar sits to the base of their tail.

## How do I figure out how many yards of fabric I need?

Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need. Number of needed rows multiplied by length of one piece equals total project in inches. Total project inches divided by 36 inches equals total yardage needed (rounded up to the whole number).

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## How many yards of yarn do I need for a throw blanket?

How much yarn do I need to make a ____?

Yarn Weight 1 Yarn Weight 3
Shawl 550-850 Yards 400-625 Yards
Adult Sweater 3375 Yards 1500-2250 Yards
Baby Blanket 1500-1625 Yards 1125-1250 Yards
Afghan 3750-4125 Yards 3000-3500 Yards

## How long is a yard of fabric 54 wide?

One linear yard is 36″ long and the width varies based on the roll of fabric. Our material is 54″ wide.

How big is one linear yard of fabric?

Yards Length Width
36 1296 Inches (108 Feet) 54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
37 1332 Inches (111 Feet) 54 Inches (4.5 Feet)