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

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## How much yarn do I need for a top?

Estimating How Much Yarn to Buy

Yarn Weight Category Stitches per Inch Yards Needed for a Hat
1 Superfine 7 to 8 300 to 375
2 Fine 6 to 7 250 to 350
3 Light 5 to 6 200 to 300
4 Medium 4 to 5 150 to 250

## How many yards of yarn does it take to make a shirt?

Each XL adult T-shirt should net about 30 – 33 yards of t-shirt yarn depending on how thickly or thinly it is cut. This means that you would need about five of the XL T-shirts to make 150-ish yards of t-shirt material, slightly more than you get from one skein of my favorite pre-made T-shirt yarn: Fox Yarn Co.

## How do I figure out how much yarn I need?

Formula: (length x width x gauge) / 6 = yards needed. Length and width are in inches and gauge is in stitches per inch. For example, if you’d like a scarf 48″ long and 8″ wide using a worsted weight yarn, (48 x 8 x 5) / 6 = 320 yards. Round up as running out of yarn is the worst!

## How much yarn is needed for a throw blanket?

If you are a novice needleworker, you might have wondered how many skeins of yarn for a throw blanket you’ll need. The answer is about 3 skeins or balls of yarn.

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## How much yarn is needed for a king size afghan?

Yes – it’s 100% acrylic. A lot of people call any yarn wool simply because they don’t know that they make yarn out of other materials. I would take this person yarn shopping with me.

## How many yards is a ball of yarn?

Look at the yarn label to see how many yards are in 1 ball. In this example, we’ll say that each ball has 200 yards. 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.