03-05-2006, 07:31 PM #1 hedgewick 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Oct 2005 Location: Ohio Posts: 202 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts gram to ounce conversion? how do I figure this? I'm ordering yarn that is in 50 gram balls so if I pick a pattern that uses yarn by the ounce how do I know how may balls I need? Thanks!

 03-05-2006, 07:35 PM #2 Jenelle Instepping Out     Join Date: Nov 2005 Location: Pennsylvania Posts: 3,558 Thanks: 35 Thanked 60 Times in 58 Posts 50 grams= 1 ounce If you want to find out anything else, just multiply the number of grams by 0.03527
 03-05-2006, 07:38 PM #3 hedgewick 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Oct 2005 Location: Ohio Posts: 202 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Thanks so much!
 03-05-2006, 07:41 PM #4 DK Casting On   Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 16 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts conversion 30 grams = 1 ounce 454 grams = 1 pound Hope this helps Dawn
 03-05-2006, 07:44 PM #5 Jenelle Instepping Out     Join Date: Nov 2005 Location: Pennsylvania Posts: 3,558 Thanks: 35 Thanked 60 Times in 58 Posts Oops I did my math wrong 50 grams is more close to 2 ounces. Sorry about the wrong answer
 03-05-2006, 07:45 PM #6 hedgewick 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Oct 2005 Location: Ohio Posts: 202 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts no problem :D . Thanks for the correction.
 03-05-2006, 07:46 PM #7 Jan in CA Moderator Mod Squad     Join Date: Oct 2005 Location: Southern CA Posts: 36,584 Thanks: 1,568 Thanked 8,385 Times in 6,874 Posts Math is not my subject so I use a conversion chart. __________________ Jan When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it. NEW! KH knitting video archive ~HOW TO POST A PHOTO~
 03-05-2006, 07:49 PM #8 hedgewick 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Oct 2005 Location: Ohio Posts: 202 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts I hear ya Jan! I can't stand math so sometimes figuring out these paterns are a little tricky. Thanks!
 03-05-2006, 08:29 PM #9 Ingrid Moderator Mod Squad     Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Pleasant Valley, NY Posts: 29,462 Thanks: 17 Thanked 2,146 Times in 1,772 Posts Different yarns have different density. Don't go by weight--go by yardage! Find out the yardage of the yarn called for in the pattern, and find out the yardage of the yarn you want to use. __________________ "Trust the pattern!" Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana. Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog IngridKH on Ravelry
 03-05-2006, 08:31 PM #10 brendajos Grafting the Toe     Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: Going through your stash...pay no attention over here Posts: 6,256 Thanks: 29 Thanked 192 Times in 120 Posts i actually just google for the answer :D "50 g = ? oz" and google will give you the answer! __________________ Brenda

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