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Old 06-19-2006, 01:32 PM   #1
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How much yarn?
Any suggestions on estimating the amount of yarn you need if you don't have a specific pattern? I want to replicate a sweater, and I'm trying to get a general idea how much yarn I need. :thinking:
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Old 06-19-2006, 02:00 PM   #2
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How about something like this?

http://www.knittingfool.com/pages/yards1.cfm
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What a great site!! Thanks so much!
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"Knitter's Handy Guide to Yarn Requirements," by Ann Budd, is a neat triple-fold laminated card about the size of a #10 envelope that you can slip into your handbag or knitting bag when you go shopping for yarn. It lists yarn requirements by sweater type, size and gauge. It costs about $6 at yarn and book stores.
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