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Converting Yarn Skeins to Gram Balls?

May 26, 2021

A bunch of gram balls of yarn.I'm doing a sheep crochet blanket and I need 7.9 skeins. How many 100g balls is that please?

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Instructions for making a crochet pattern.
 

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May 26, 20210 found this helpful
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Well, from your photo, the King Cole comfort Chunky yarn is listed as 100 grams per skein. So if you are going to use 100 gram balls, it would be the same amount as the King Cole skeins....7.9, or round up to 8 balls.... as long as the balls are also size 5 Bulky yarn, its an even switch between yarns. Good luck on your project.

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In the pattern of this Cuddle and Play Sheep Blanket is written that you need King Cole Comfort Chunky. I understand why you are having problems. They write about the fineness of this yarn (yarn size) 116 yd in 3.5oz/100g, but the length of the yarn is always indicated for 100 g or 50 g, even if you have a skein weighing 75 g. It is impossible to know the weight of the skein by these numbers. But since they wrote that all this refers to 1 skein, then they mean that 1 skein of this yarn weighs 100 g. I checked it, one skein of this King Cole Comfort Chunky yarn really weighs 100 g www.ebay.com/.../331749441573

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The size of the yarn and weight of skein/ball are important. According to this pattern, you need 791 g of the same size white yarn or almost 8 balls (per 100 g) and 91 g of the same size silver yarn or almost one whole 100g-ball. Since the yarn length is always approximate, you should always round up. And it is better to take the yarn a little with a margin, since the knitting density may be slightly different (it depends on the knitter), and, accordingly, the yarn consumption may change.

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March 14, 2018

I would like to make the American flag throw for my granddaughter, but I am from the UK and we only deal in balls of yarn not skeins so could you let me know how many balls I would need in a chunky yarn. We do 50 gram and 100 gram.

I have tried to convert, but have not been successful. I would hate to run out of wool.

Many thanks.

Editor's Note: This is the project mentioned: Stars and Strips Afghan

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March 15, 20180 found this helpful
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100 grams of yarn is equal to 250 yards.
There are approximately 236 yards in 1 skein of yarn.

You'll need to buy the 100 gram balls to do the project if you are working with a skein of yarn.

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Otherwise, it will be 2 50 gram balls of yarn for each skein of yarn you'll need to buy.

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March 18, 20180 found this helpful
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I looked at your 'recipe' and first of all
50 grams equals 1 3/4 ounce. (from here peggyosterkamp.com/.../)

16 oz. dark red worsted yarn = 457.14 grams
15 oz. white = 428.57 g
4 oz. navy blue = 114.28 g

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