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Knitting Patterns by Yardage

How many yards do you have? Before you start your next project, make sure you have enough!

Knitting Patterns by Yardage

Some of us choose to pick out our knitting pattern before we choose our yarn, but other people work in the opposite order. Who could be blamed for finding the perfect ball (or six) of yarn and snatching it up right away? Alternatively, maybe you found one special skein in your stash and thought to yourself "What can I make with 300 yards of yarn, anyway?"

We've taken all of the guesswork out of the process. Each link below will take you to a page that contains a bunch of suggestions for however many yards of yarn you have, and to do you one better, they've even been split up based on yarn weight, so you don't find yourself falling in love with a pattern that you can't even knit. Beneath each link is a teaser of a few of the amazing patterns you can find in that page, so you can even get an idea of how much you can knit with your yardage.

While you shouldn't have much trouble knitting up anything in your chosen yardage which is in the same weight category as your yarn, we always recommend checking your gauge and making any necessary adjustments to make sure that it comes out looking the same. Additionally, bear in mind that any finished project will look different from the original if you don't use the same yarn as stated in the pattern. With that in mind, go ahead and browse these knitting patterns by yardage until you find your perfect pattern!

100-Yard Knitting Patterns

Finding pretty knitting patterns that you can knit to completion with just 100 yards of yarn can be rough. You may feel you're relegated to scrapbusters or little miniature patterns, but never fear. There are actually a tone of options for you.

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200-Yard Knitting Patterns

While perhaps a small skein, it's not unusual to find single skeins of yarn clocking in at around 200 yards. So, what do you knit if you could only find one remaining skein of that beautiful yarn at your local yarn store? Check out some of these ideas.

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300-Yard Knitting Patterns

You'll find that most skeins of yarn come in at near 300 yards, so seasoned knitters are intimately familiar with finding projects that they can knit with just one skein. If that's not you, never fear! Get your toes wet with one of these projects.

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400-Yard Knitting Patterns

This is where you start to find yourself with a fair amount of freedom. While 400 yards still may not be enough to complete a full-sized sweater, you have more than enough yarn for a gorgeous pair of socks or a pretty shawlette.

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500-Yard Knitting Patterns

You'd be surprised with how far 500 yards of yarn can get you. This kind of yardage affords you the opportunity to knit everything from a baby blanket to a nice, long scarf, but you're still a bit limited by the amount of yarn that you have. Take a look at some of the ideas we put together.

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600-Yard Knitting Patterns

If you've found yourself with 600 yards of yarn to use up, you have the problem that every knitter wishes she has. While you still can't knit a full sweater with that many yards (usually), you have the freedom to knit tank tops, home decor, and so much more.

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