Consumption table / overview of gradient yarn / Bobbel wool
On this page you get an overview of our empirical values for the consumption of gradient yarns and bobble wool. The most popular works are, of course, shawls, ponchos and sweaters made of gradient yarns, which is why we will focus on these.
If you want to know how to calculate consumption, click here.
If you need information about needle size, click here.
Consumption table sweater (body = front and back part without sleeves)
This table gives you an overview of the material consumption when knitting sweaters with gradient yarns. For the sleeves you usually need about half as much yarn as for the body. All values in this table are based on experience and of course differ depending on knowledge, technique and personal preferences.
|Size / Threads||3 threads||4ply||5ply||6 threads||7ply||8-ply|
|S/M||700 - 900m||525 - 675m||420 - 540m||350 - 450m||320 - 420m||300 - 400m|
|M/L||800 - 1100m||600 - 825m||480 - 660m||400 - 550m||350 - 500m||330 - 480m|
|L/XL||1000 - 1300m||750 - 780m||600 - 780m||500 - 750m||450 - 700m||420 - 660m|
|XL/XXL||1300 - 1500m||975 - 1125m||780 - 900m||650 - 750m||600 - 700m||580 - 660m|
|XXL/XXXL||1500 - 1700m||1125 - 1275||900 - 1020m||750 - 850m||700 - 800m||670 - 750m|
Consumption table shawls / scarves / ponchos
This table gives you an overview of the material consumption when knitting shawls / scarves / ponchos with gradient yarns. All values in this table are based on experience and of course differ depending on knowledge, technique and personal preferences.
|Small||Scarves||500 - 600m|
|Medium||shoulder-sized cloths||800 - 1000m|
|Large||ponchos and shawls that go over the shoulder||from 1000m|