# How much yarn do I need to sew a seam?

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

By the way: use a piece of yarn no more than 18 inches long since it will start to weaken from the friction created by sewing. If the tail from your cast-on row is long enough [and you may want to leave a longish tail just for this purpose] use it to begin the seam.

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

How much yarn do you have?

1. Multiply the number of yards or meters in a full skein (on the yarn’s label) by the weight of the partial skein (use a scale to measure this).
2. Take that number and divide it by the weight of the full skein (on the yarn’s label).

## How many skeins of yarn do I need for a queen size blanket?

To crochet a queen size blanket or afghan, you will need about 10 to 18 skeins of yarn. This means that the total amount of yardage used would be around 2000-4000 yards if using only one color and up to 8000+ yards when multiple colors are involved.

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

How much yarn do I need to make a ____?

Yarn Weight 1 Yarn Weight 2
Shawl 550-850 Yards 450-700 Yards
Adult Sweater 3375 Yards 1750-2625 Yards
Baby Blanket 1500-1625 Yards 1250-1500 Yards
Afghan 3750-4125 Yards 3500-3750 Yards
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## What is a flat seam join in knitting?

To create a flat seam, you hold the two knitted pieces together with right sides facing and work at the very edge of the work. You move the needles through the fabric from the front to the back and then from the back to the front to create running stitches.