How Much Yarn To Knit A Twin Size Blanket?

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Find out how much yarn you need to knit a twin 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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I reviewed, fact checked and updated this post on May 13, 2023.

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

To knit a twin size blanket of 70 x 90 inches (178 x 228.5 cms) using garter stitch with a medium weight #4 worsted weight yarn, you will need a minimum of 6432 yards (5881 meters) of yarn – That is 112 oz (3200 gms) – 32 skeins of 3.5 oz (100g)

Here’s a handy guide for with the info about how much yarn for a twin size blanket when knitting garter stitch with a medium weight #4 (worsted) yarn.

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

Final Size (In)

70 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

178 x 228.5 cms

Estimated Yardage

6432 yards

Estimated Meterage

5881 meters

Estimated Ounces

112 oz

Estimated Grams

3200 gms

Estimated Skeins

32 skeins

How Many Yards Of Yarn For A Twin Size Blanket?

In a twin size blanket pattern you need 6432 yards of yarn.

How Many Skeins Of Yarn For A Twin Size Blanket?

In the twin size blanket pattern you need 32 skeins of yarn.

How Many Ounces Of Yarn For A Twin Size Blanket?

For the twin size blanket pattern you need 112 ounces of yarn.

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How Much Chunky Yarn For A Twin Size Blanket?

To make a twin blanket measuring 70×90 inches, you’ll need 2376 yards of yarn in a #6 super bulky weight.

Twin Blanket Yarn Estimates
With Super Bulky Yarn

Final Size (In)

66 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

168 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

2376 yds

Estimated Meterage

2173 m

Estimated Ounces

126 ounces

Estimated Grams

3600 gms

Estimated Skeins

36

Conclusion

Hope you found these tips helpful. Now you know how much yarn you’ll need, it’s time to start your next project! Want to learn which fiber to use? Check it out here.

This post is part of my series explaining how much yarn for different-sized blankets. My previous article is how much yarn for throw blankets, and next up is how much yarn for a chunky blanket?

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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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