How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit A Men’s 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 a men’s 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 a men’s scarf. The designer gives the yarn weight and yardage. The example pattern I’m using is the Morton Street Scarf by Kaz for Lion Brand Yarn. It’s a great option for beginners.

Here’s my handy guide to how much yarn for knitting a men’s scarf and yards of yarn required when using the example pattern in light weight #3 yarn.

How Much Yarn Do I Need For A Men’s Scarf?

To knit a men’s scarf with the finished length of 94 inches (239 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 590 yards (540 meters) of light weight #3 yarn. A total weight of 5.3 oz (150 g). Number of skeins is 1 skein (each skein weighs 5.3 oz – 150 g).

Men’s Scarf Yarn Estimates
With Light Weight Yarn (#3)

Final Size (In)

94 inches

Final Size (Cm)

239 cm

Estimated Yardage

590 yards

Estimated Meterage

540 meters

Estimated Ounces

5.3 oz

Estimated Grams

150 g

Estimated Skeins

1 skein

How Many Yards Of Yarn Do I Need To Knit A Men’s Scarf?

To knit a men’s scarf with the finished length of 94″ (239 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 590 yards (540 meters) of light weight #3 yarn.

How Many Skeins Of Yarn Do I Need For A Men’s Scarf?

To knit a men’s scarf with the finished length of 94″ (239 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 1 skein of light weight #3 yarn. (Each skein weighs 5.3 oz – 150 g).

How Many Balls Of Yarn Do I Need For A Men’s Scarf?

To knit a men’s scarf with the finished length of 94″ (239 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 1 ball of light weight #3 yarn. (Each skein weighs 5.3 oz – 150 g).

How Many Ounces Of Yarn For A Men’s Scarf?

To knit a men’s scarf with the finished length of 94″ (239 cm) using the example pattern, you need a minimum of 5.3 oz (150 g) of light weight #3 yarn. 

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Conclusion

Now you know how much yarn you need to knit a men’s scarf, it’s time to start your next project! If you’re interested in calculations for knitting a child’s scarf here’s my post or a scarf without ends see here. And here are my suggestions for suitable scarf yarns.

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

Jodie Morgan (Author & Founder)

jodie@knitlikegranny.com | Lives In: Chiang Mai, Thailand

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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