How much wool do you need to make a baby blanket?

Yarn Weight 1 Yarn Weight 5
Shawl 550-850 Yards 350-500 Yards
Adult Sweater 3375 Yards 950-1125 Yards
Baby Blanket 1500-1625 Yards 875-1000 Yards
Afghan 3750-4125 Yards 2000-2250 Yards

How many balls of yarn do you need to crochet a baby blanket?

Depending upon the size you are making, a typical baby blanket takes between 700 to 1500 yards of yarn (assuming a worsted weight blanket), so a typical 3.5 oz skein that has 220 yards will take 3-7 skeins to crochet a baby blanket. Some larger skeins will take less.

What is the best size for a crochet baby blanket?

Common Crochet Blanket Sizes

Blanket Dimensions (inches)
Baby 42 x 52
Throw 52 x 60
Twin 66 x 90
Full / Queen 90 x 90

How many stitches should I cast on for a baby blanket?

A typical stroller blanket is 30″ x 35″



You’ll cast on 120 stitches, knit your edge stitches, plus 14 repeats of the stitch patttern, then knit the edge stitches at the other end.

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