How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit Ankle Socks?

By Jodie Morgan

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Our included yarn calculation table gives you the quick answers to the question – How much yarn do I need to knit Ankle Socks? No running out of yarn!

How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit Ankle Socks?

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I highly recommend using a pattern for Ankle Socks. The designer gives details of the yarn weight and the yardage.

The example pattern I’m using is the Leftover Sneaker Socks Knitting Pattern by Anja Heumann. It’s a simple sock pattern using Stockinette stitch, using Fingering Weight Yarn (Super Fine #1). It is a great option for beginners. 

How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit Ankle Socks?

To knit Ankle Socks measuring ankle circumference 7.5 inches (19 cm) – (using the example pattern) you will need a minimum of 257 yards (235 meters) of Fingering Weight (Super Fine #1) yarn, total weight of  2 oz (60 g) – Number of skeins is 1 skein (each skein weighs 3.5 oz/100 g).

How Much Yarn For Knit Ankle Socks?

Here’s my handy guide to a Ankle Socks and yards of yarn required when knitting stockinette stitch (using the example pattern) with fingering weight (Superfine #1) yarn.

Chunky Scarf Yarn Estimates
With Bulky Weight Yarn (#5)

Ankle circ (In)

7.5 inches

Ankle circ (Cms)

19 cms

Estimated Yardage

257 yards

Estimated Meterage

235 meters

Estimated Ounces

2 oz

Estimated Grams

60 gms

Estimated Skeins

1 skeins

How Many Yards Of Yarn For Ankle Socks?

To knit Ankle Socks measuring ankle circumference 7.5inches (19 cm) – (using the example pattern) you will need a minimum of 257 yards (235 meters) of Fingering Weight (Super Fine #1) yarn, 

How Many Skeins Of Yarn For Ankle Socks?

To knit Ankle Socks measuring ankle circumference 7.5 inches (19 cm) – (using the example pattern) you will need a minimum of 1 skeins (each skein weighs 3.5 oz/100 g) of Fingering Weight (Super Fine #1) yarn.

How Many Balls Of Yarn Do I Need For Ankle Socks?

To knit Ankle Socks measuring ankle circumference 7.5inches (19 cm) – (using the example pattern) you will need a minimum of 1 ball (each ball weighs 3.5 oz/100 g) of Fingering Weight (Super Fine #1) yarn.

How Many Ounces Of Yarn For Ankle Socks?

To knit a Ankle Socks measuring ankle circumference 7.5inches (19 cm) – (using the example pattern) you will need a minimum of 2 ounces (60g) of Fingering Weight (Super Fine #1) yarn.

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Conclusion

Now you know how much yarn you’ll need to make Ankle Socks, it’s time to start your next project! Uncover fantastic fibers to use in this blog post.

This post is part of my series explaining how much yarn for different types of socks. My previous article is how much yarn to knit socks, and next up is how much yarn for mens’ socks?

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

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Author: Jodie Morgan is a passionate knitter and blogger with 40+ years of experience currently living in regional Australia. Taught by her mother and wonderful grandmother “Mama”, she fell in love with crafting from a young age. When she’s not knitting, you’ll find her enjoying a cup of coffee with cream, or sharing helpful resources and tips with the online knitting community. Get to know Jodie and the team on our meet the team page.

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