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.