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bip
01-14-2008, 03:53 PM
If I know that I need 400 sq.in. of garter stitch in a worsted weight yarn, how can I figure out how many yards I need? I know I can do a swatch and see how much I use, but I was thinking there must be a calculator online or a rule of thumb that would help.

Sorry for the repetitive topic, I feel like people are always asking for help calculating yarn needs but somehow I didn't retain what they were told and can't find any old threads.

Thanks!

Plantgoddess+
01-14-2008, 05:03 PM
Here's a link to give you general guidlines on the amount of yarn needed.
http://www.fiber2yarn.com/info/how_much_yarn.htm