How Much Yarn To Knit A Queen Size Blanket?

Find out how much yarn you need to knit a queen size blanket with our helpful guide. Best of all, you’ll avoid the frustration of running out of yarn mid-project!

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Note: This is a rough estimate, and it varies depending on so factors like yarn weight, tension, the knit stitch pattern, the knitting needles size and blanket size.

If you do ribbing, cabling, pattern stitches like lace knitting or colorwork knitting techniques, add 10% more yarn to the yardage estimates outlined below.

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How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit A Queen Size Blanket?

Here’s a handy guide for with all the information about how much yarn for a Queen size blanket.

Queen Blanket Yarn Estimates
With Medium Weight Yarn (#4)

Final Size (In)

90 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

229 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

8040 yards

Estimated Meterage

7352 meters

Estimated Ounces

140 oz

Estimated Grams

4000 gms

Estimated Skeins

40 skeins

How Many Yards Of Yarn For A Queen Size Blanket?

In the Queen Size Easy Beginner Blanket pattern you need 8040 yards of yarn.

How Many Skeins Of Yarn For A Queen Size Blanket?

In the Queen Size Easy Beginner Blanket pattern you need 40 skeins of yarn.

How Many Ounces Of Yarn For A Queen Size Blanket?

For the Queen Size Easy Beginner Blanket pattern you need 140 ounces of yarn.

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How Much Merino Wool Yarn To Use For A Queen Size Blanket?

You need 9 lbs of Merino Wool Yarn – Roving to knit a Queen size bed blanket measuring 50×70 inches.

Queen Blanket Yarn Estimates
With Merino Wool Yarn Roving

Final Size (In)

50 x 70 inches

Final Size (Cms)

127 x 178 cms

Estimated Yardage

180 yards

Estimated Meterage

165 meters

Estimated Ounces

144 oz/9lbs

Estimated Grams

4083 gms

Estimated Skeins

1 skein weighing 9lbs

How Much Chunky Yarn For A Queen Size Blanket?

To make a queen chunky blanket knitting pattern measuring 90 x90 inches, you’ll need 3240 Yards of yarn.

Queen Blanket Yarn Estimates
With Paint Box Simply Chunky #6

Final Size (In)

90 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

229 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

3240 yards

Estimated Meterage

2963 meters

Estimated Ounces

175 oz

Estimated Grams

4960 gms

Estimated Skeins

50 Skeins

How Much Bernat Blanket Yarn For A Queen Size Blanket?

You will need 216 yards of Bernat Big Blanket Yarn for a blanket measuring 50 x 60 inches.

Queen Blanket Yarn Estimates
With Bernat Big Blanket Yarn

Final Size (In)

50 x 60 inches

Final Size (Cms)

127 x 153 cms

Estimated Yardage

216 yards

Estimated Meterage

198 meters

Estimated Ounces

84.8 oz

Estimated Grams

2405 gms

Estimated Skeins

8-10 skeins

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

Jodie Morgan - (Author and Founder)

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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. Please say hello, or see what she's making on Ravelry.

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