How much yarn do you need for a cowl?

How many yards does it take to knit a cowl?

How to Knit a Cowl

Gauge in stockinette Approximate yardage
4 sts/inch 160–500 yards
5 sts/inch 200–650 yards
6 sts/inch 260–800 yards
7 sts/inch 325–950 yards

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 do you make a cowl?


  1. Decide Where You Want Your Cowl. Draw a new curve to indicate the new neckline, about 3-5″ below your collarbone. …
  2. Draw the Slash Lines. …
  3. Cut the Slash Lines. …
  4. Tape Down Your Pattern Piece. …
  5. Draw the Lines. …
  6. Cut on the Facing Line, Fold on the Cowl Line. …
  7. Sew.

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.

How do you join a cowl scarf?

Line up the cast-on edge and the stitches left on your knitting needle. Insert the needle into the first live stitch; then insert it into the first stitch of your cast-on edge. Knit these two stitches together. Insert the needle into the second live stitch; then insert it into the second stitch of your cast-on edge.

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How much yarn do I need to crochet a top?

Get out a skein of yarn that’s 4.5 ounces (127.5 g) or 227 yards (208 m) long. You can use any type of yarn you like, but pick yarn that’s soft so your crop top is comfortable to wear. Keep in mind that you won’t use all of the skein. Avoid using 100% cotton yarn since it will shrink if you toss it in the dryer.

How long should a double cowl be?

One size, approximately 6-8 in/15-20.5 cm wide x 44 in/112 m long (22 in/56 m when folded in half and seamed).

What is a good width for a scarf?

The width of the scarf is your choice. Most scarves are between 6 and 8 inches. Yours can be skinnier or wider. There is no right or wrong.