• Crochet a 5-inch square in the blanket's pattern. Mark the yarn after the last stitch and rip the square out and measure (in yards) how much yarn you used. Multiply that number by how many 5-inch squares you'll need to make the blanket. You'll have the total yards of yarn required for your project.



    Yarn And Fiber

    Resource: How to Crochet a Gauge Swatch

  • That depends on the yarn, the stitch used, the size of the hook and the size of the blanket. The best way to estimate this accurately is to crochet a gauge swatch and multiply it.

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