Calculator: How Many Granny Squares Do You Need?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How Many Granny Squares Do You Need? Each of us crochet with our tensions and we receive messages asking us how many granny squares people will need to complete their afghans. This answer is unique to each crocheter as the sizing of their afghans and personal tensions can be different. This calculator will factor in […]

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Calculator: Yarn Substitutions for Yardages

Reading Time: < 1 minute How Much Yarn Will You Need? Many crocheters substitute yarns all the time but are unsure how to calculate it. For this calculator, you need to know the following to enter into the spots: On the pattern How many balls of yarn does it require? Separate by colour if you have multiple colours and do […]

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Yards Yarn Ball Calculator

Reading Time: < 1 minute How Many Yards Are Left On Your Yarn Ball? You have yarn left over from a previous project but you really don’t know how much yarn is left. The project states how many yards you need but are you concerned you won’t have enough? Use the yarn yardage calculator below to tell you how many […]

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All Crochet Blanket / Afghan Sizes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Afghan Sizes Do you need to know how big the typical afghans are? Below I have given you the sizes for typical afghans. Also, I have given you mattress sizes for those wishing this information. Like the Crochet Spectrum Afghan, get the free pattern! If you need to figure out stitch counts to make these […]

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Calculator: Felt Shrinkage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Calculator: Stitch Counts for Felt Shrinkage Felting is fun and fabulous. Be warned, it can be addictive in watching the felting process take it’s form at the end of the project. I used Patons Classic Wool to do my felting. The project in the picture is knit but you can see the stitches pretty much […]

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Calculator: Granny Square Ball Colour Counts

Reading Time: 2 minutes How to Calculate Balls for Each Colour in a Granny Afghan? Many people love granny squares but would like to switch colours used in a granny square. The complication with this concept is that the further away from the center point of the granny square, the more yarn is needed from the yarn ball. For […]

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