# Question: How do I know if I have enough yarn to bind off?

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## How do I know if I have enough yarn to finish a row?

The standard advice on whether you have enough yarn to complete one more row is to stretch out your knitting and, if the length of yarn is 4 times the width of your work, you should have enough.

## Do I have enough yarn to bind off?

To be on a save side, you’ll need 5 times as much yarn for the bind off as your project is wide. … If you don’t have a tape at hand and it’s a bit harder to measure your project, you can also wrap the yarn around your project. Lay it on a table, and if you can wrap the yarn around 4 times it should be enough.

## How much yarn does it take to bind off?

My rule of thumb is to leave 3 times the amount of yarn needed for a row for a regular bind off. JSSBO, I’ll go 4 times or more. So if you used 3.5 yards for a pair of rows, you will need 1.75 yards (half) times 3 or 5.25 yards or 7 yards if you need 4 times.

## How many balls of yarn does it take to crochet a single bed blanket?

1 to 3 balls of yarn would be needed.

## How do I figure out how much yarn I need?

Estimating How Much Yarn to Buy

1. Number of skeins called for in the pattern × yards per skein = total yards needed for the pattern.
2. Total yards needed for the pattern ÷ yards per skein of your chosen yarn = number of skeins you need (round up to the nearest whole number, if necessary)
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