What is the surface area you can knit or crochet from 1 bobbin Hoooked yarn?
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13 August 2020

What is the surface area you can knit or crochet from 1 bobbin Hoooked yarn?

What is the surface area you can knit or crochet from 1 bobbin Hoooked yarn?
Earlier we wrote a blog about how to calculate how much yarn you need for poufs, rugs and other round projects. In this blog we will tell you how many cm² you can knit or crochet from 1 bobbin of Hoooked yarn and how you can calculate how many bobbins you need for a project. In this blog we give you an average about what you can knit or crochet out of 1 bobbin. Because everyone knits or crochets differently, we always advise to crochet or knit a tension swatch yourself to check how many bobbins you will need for your project. Follow these steps and you will know in no time how many bobbins you will need! 

Step 1 
Make a table: 
AC
BD

Step 2 
Weigh your ball of yarn, taking Somen as an example: 1 bobbin of Somen weighs 100g. Write it down in the table at position D

Step 3 
Knit or crochet a piece in a surface area of your choice. We knitted a piece of exactly 10cmx10cm, which gives us a surface area of 100cm². Write the 100cm² at position in the table. 

Step 4 
Weigh this piece. Our piece weighted 8g. Write this down in the table at position B

Step 5 
10cmx10cm=100cm²8g
?100g

Now you will calculate how many cm² you can crochet with 1 bobbin of 100g. Write the answer in the table at position C

Calculation: =….. / 

1. Multiply with D. So in our case 100x100= 10.000 
2. Divide the result at 1 with B. So in our case 10.000/8=1250 
3. is the result of 2. This is the surface area that you can knit or crochet out of 1 bobbin. In our case you can knit a surface area of 1250cm² out of 1 bobbin Somen. 
4. Draw the square root from the number of C. Now you know how big the square is you can knit or crochet out of 1 bobbin. If you draw the square root from 1250cm² , the result will be the number 35. So you can knit a piece of 35cmx35cm out of 1 bobbin Somen. 

If I want to knit a blanket of 91cmx120cm= surface area 10920cm2, how many bobbins of Somen do I need? 
10920/1250= 8,7. So I will need 9 bobbins of Somen. 

How much can you get out of 1 bobbin Hoooked yarn? 

Somen 

Knitting 4mm: 10cm x 10cm = 18 stitches x 17 rows (8g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (100g) you can knit approx. 35cm x 35cm


Crochet 4mm: 10cm x 10cm= 17 stitches x 10 rows (9,78g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (100g) you can crochet approx. 32cmx 32cm


Eucalyps


Knitting 4mm : 10cm x 10cm= 20 stitches x 18 rows (7g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (100g) you can knit approx. 37cm x37cm


Crochet 4mm: 10cm x 10cm=19,5 stitches x 12 rows (11g) 
Out of 1 bobbin you can crochet approx. 30cm x 30cm


Wavy Blends


Knitting 6mm: 10cmx 10cm = 15 stitches x 15 rows (12g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (250 g) you can knit approx. 46cm x46cm


Crochet 6mm: 10cmx 10cm = 13 stitches x 14rows (12g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (250g)you can crochet approx. 46cm x 46cm


Soft Cotton DK


Knitting 5mm: 10cmx 10cm = 15 stitches x 16 rows (6g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (50g) you can knit approx. 29cm x 29cm


Crochet 4mm: 10cmx 10cm =19 stitches x 19 rows (12g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (50g) you can crochet approx. 20cm x 20cm 


Spesso 

Knitting 10mm: 
10cmx 10cm = 7 stitches x 8 rows (24g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (500g) you can knit approx. 46cm x 46cm 

Crochet 9mm: 10cmx 10cm = 7,5 stitches x 4 rows (35,5g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (500g) you can crochet approx. 37,5cm x 37,5cm 


Jute 

Knitting 10mm: 10cmx 10cm = 6 stitches x 8 rows (30g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (263g) you can knit approx. 30cm x 30cm 

Crochet 10mm: 10cmx 10cm = 5,5 stitches x 3,5 rows (34g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (263g) you can crochet approx. 28cmx28cm 


Eco Barbante 

Knitting 4mm: 10cmx 10cm = 18 stitches x 17 rows (13g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (200g) you can knit approx. 39cmx39cm 

Crochet 4mm: 10cmx 10cm =15 stitches x 9,5 rows (16g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (200g) you can crochet approx. 35cmx35cm 


RibbonXL 

Knitting 10mm: 10cmx 10cm =10 stitches x 18 rows (17g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (250g) you can knit approx. 38cm x 38 cm 

Crochet 10mm: 10cmx 10cm =7,5 stitches x 4,5 rows (22g) 
Out of 1 bobbin (250g) you can crochet approx. 34cm x34cm 

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