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## How many stitches is 30 inches?

Calculation in inches:

30 x 16 (30 multiplied by 16, divided by 4) Result: **120 stitches**.

## How many rows of knitting is an inch?

Calculating Gauge for Any Project

To figure out the number of stitches and rows you need in 1 inch, simply **divide the listed gauge by four**. For instance, a yarn with a gauge of 18 stitches and 24 rows per 4 inches is the same as 4.5 stitches per inch and 6 rows per inch.

## How do I measure my knitting rows?

To count the number of rows in your knitting, **count the stitches (the V’s) vertically, including the loop over the needle**. I’ve only highlighted five rows, but if you wanted to count the total number of rows you have worked, continue counting vertically down the column of stitches.

## How do you calculate stitches per inch?

Measure 4 inches, count the stitches (half-stitches, too) and **divide this number by** 4 (it may be a fraction). This is stitches per inch. If you have MORE stitches per inch than your pattern calls for (see diagram to the left), your stitches are TOO SMALL. Try a LARGER NEEDLE.

## How do you calculate stitches?

The Stitches to Cast**-On = (dW x S/W)**. Divide Stitches counted in swatch by swatch Width measured. Multiply by Desired Width. So for the example for the above you will take your 4×4 measured area.

## How many rows do you need to knit a blanket?

Step 4: Knit every row until the blanket is the desired length. Example: Doll Blanket, 10 inches wide, with a gauge of 4 stitches per inch.

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Recipe 1: a simple garter stitch blanket.

Type of blanket | Width (inches) | Length (inches) |
---|---|---|

Baby blanket | 30 | 40 |

Swaddling Blanket | 36 |
36 |

Nursery blanket | 45 | 55 |

## How many rows should a knitted hat be?

Loom Size / Hat Size

Hat Recipient | Avg Head Circumference | Number of Rows |
---|---|---|

Baby – 1 yr. | 18 in / 46 cm | 25-30 |

Toddler | 21 in / 53 cm | 25-30 |

Tweens & Teens | 22 in / 56 cm | 30-34 |

Women & Lean Men | 22 in / 56 cm | 32-40 |

## What is a knitting measure used for?

Gauge is just a measure **of how big your stitches are**. Gauge has two parts: stitches and rows. This means gauge is measuring both the width of your stitches and the height of your stitches. Not all knitters stitch the same way: Some of us tend to knit tighter stitches while others have a very loose technique.

## What is stitch per inch?

A sewing machine sewing at 5,000 SPM at 14 SPI will sew 9.9 yards of seam per minute. More stitches per inch will also consume for thread per inch of seam. This will contribute to higher seam strength and more elastic seams, but will also increase the consumption of thread required to sew the garment.