Afghan Size Calculator

Mikey Afghan Size Calculator
How to figure out your sizing for your afghan.

Afghan Sizing Customized For You

How to do you figure out afghan sizes? I have created a formula to help you achieve the chain counts needed to get to the sizes you need. The formula will also calculate stitch sets for those who require a pattern, such as a wave afghan to stay in balance for stitches.

Sizes of afghans have been provided in the equation for those interested to know the standard sizes of crochet afghans. I have included everything from receiving blanket sizes to king size. I have included the drape and non-drape of the afghans for those who are looking for that.

For my calculator, you will need to a measuring tape to give me a few dimensions. Due to everyone having their own gauge for stitching, this formula will adjust to your own tension to provide you accurate details.

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122 thoughts on “Afghan Size Calculator

  • March 25, 2016 at 2:14 pm
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    When you ask for height in decimal formula, how do you type it in. It rejected a / and it rejected decimal point.

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    • April 12, 2016 at 9:21 pm
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      I have the same problem. I don’t know how to fix it if my measurement is .75.

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    • April 12, 2016 at 9:38 pm
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      If you put .75 in the box, it will still calculate it even thought it gives a red error message. It’s still going to spit out a total number of rows.

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    • April 12, 2016 at 11:38 pm
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      It says it’s rejected but if you pick a blanket size and scroll down, it will give you the amount of rows. I enter 1.5 for one and half inches. Hope this helps.

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  • March 5, 2016 at 5:00 am
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    I’m hoping that this will help me, but before I can even begin I need a question answered please. I don’t understand what you mean by stitch sets. I taught myself to crochet from a book 30 years ago. I dropped it for awhile and picked it up again about 6 years ago. I’ve got hundreds of patterns from store bought books to freebies online and I’ve never seen anything about stitch sets and nothing that mentions + anything. Most of them have gauges, but I don’t think that’s what you mean. Also, is there a way to make the adjustment on the patterned border to match the change in size for the blanket? I appreciate any help you can give me.

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    • April 5, 2016 at 1:43 pm
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      Stitch set is the number of stitches needed to complete the pattern in a row. When a pattern calls for a “multiple” of a number, for instance a multiple of 8, this means it will take 8 stitches to see the pattern before its repeated in the row.

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    • April 13, 2016 at 10:20 pm
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      stitch set is for a ripple, how ever many stitches to make an individual ripple would be a stitch set…

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