How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit An Infinity Scarf? [Answers for 1 Size]

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

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I reviewed, fact checked and updated this post on May 16, 2023.

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I recommend using a pattern to knit an infinity scarf. The designer gives the yarn weight and yardage. The example pattern I’m using is the Qboro Cowl by Joyce Fassbender from Knit Picks. It’s a great option for beginners.

Here’s my handy guide to how much yarn for knitting an infinity scarf and yards of yarn required when using the example pattern in worsted weight #4 yarn.

How Much Yarn Do I Need For An Infinity Scarf?

To knit an infinity scarf with finished circumference measurements of 19.75 inches (50 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 220 yards (200 meters) of worsted weight #4 yarn. A total weight of 3.52 oz (100 g). Number of skeins is 2 skeins (each skein weighs 1.76 oz – 50 g).

Infinity Scarf Yarn Estimates
With Worsted Weight Yarn (#4)

Final Size (In)

19.75 inches

Final Size (Cm)

50 cm

Estimated Yardage

220 yards

Estimated Meterage

200 meters

Estimated Ounces

3.52 oz

Estimated Grams

100 g

Estimated Skeins

2 skeins

How Many Yards Of Yarn Do I Need To Knit An Infinity Scarf?

To knit an infinity scarf with finished circumference measurements of 19.75″ (50 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 220 yards (200 meters) of worsted weight #4 yarn.

How Many Skeins Of Yarn Do I Need For An Infinity Scarf?

To knit an infinity scarf with finished circumference measurements of 19.75″ (50 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 2 skeins of worsted weight #4 yarn. (Each skein weighs 1.76 oz – 50 g).

How Many Balls Of Yarn Do I Need For An Infinity Scarf?

To knit an infinity scarf with finished circumference measurements of 19.75″ (50 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 2 balls of worsted weight #4 yarn. (Each skein weighs 1.76 oz – 50 g).

How Many Ounces Of Yarn For An Infinity Scarf?

To knit an infinity scarf with finished circumference measurements of 19.75″ (50 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 3.52 oz (100 g) of worsted weight #4 yarn. 

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Conclusion

Now you know how much yarn you need to knit an infinity scarf, it’s time to start your next project! If you’re interested in knitting a men’s scarf and need the calculations see my post here.

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

Jodie Morgan (Author & Founder)

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Author: Jodie Morgan is a passionate knitter and blogger with 40+ years of experience currently living in Chiang Mai, Thailand. 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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