How do you make a sweater with a sewing machine?

How much wool is needed to make a sweater?

Estimating How Much Yarn to Buy

Yarn Weight Category Stitches per Inch Yards Needed for an Adult Sweater
2 Fine 6 to 7 1,200 to 2,500
3 Light 5 to 6 1,000 to 2,000
4 Medium 4 to 5 800 to 1,500
5 Bulky 3 to 4 600 to 1,200

How much fabric do I need to make a sweater?

Approx. 2-3 yards of sweatshirt material (actual name), depending on tallness of sweater. If it’s going to be multicoloured, just make sure the total amount of material adds up to 2-3 meters.

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