Yardage Chart

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Size is the finished bust measurement of the garment (not the person)

Gauge is measured over Stockinette Stitch
If you knit at a tighter gauge (more stitches per inch), you will use more yarn!

Angel Island Shell yardage
Beautiful Bags yardage
Beautiful Beret yardage
Boxy Silk Window Purse yardage
Bump City Bag yardage
Chevron Shawl yardage
Corrugated Waffle Hat yardage
Curious Purses yardage
Crystal Cove Pullover yardage
Diamond Patch Sweater yardage
Drifting Dreams Jacket yardage
Fishtail Pouch yardage
Flyaway Free Jacket yardage
Half Moon Bay Sweater yardage
Heartbeat Bag yardage
Heartbeat Sweater yardage
Himalaya Tote yardage
Himalaya Trinket Bag yardage
Lightning Lace Jacket yardage
Linen Stitch Sling yardage
Magical Mitered Vest yardage
Moonstone Beach Vest yardage
Ocean Lace Stole yardage
Pacific Grove Pullover yardage
Peak Pouch yardage
River Lace Wraps yardage
San Francisco Shirttail yardage
Sea Glass Sweater yardage
Shrug Me Tender yardage
Sunburst Sling Bags yardage
Tapestry Shawl yardage
Teardrop Bag yardage
Tiny Dancer Silk Doll yardage
Twin Peaks Shawl yardage
Victorian Pence Pouch yardage
Watercolor Camisole yardage
Zigzag Twill Bag yardage

Angel Island Shell
 3 stitches per inch
 Needles: US #10.5 to 11 
    Angel Island Shell
 4 stitches per inch
  Needles: US #6 to 8  
sizeyardage sizeyardage
34"416 yds 34"787 yds
36"432 yds 36"840 yds
38"464 yds 38"892 yds
40"480 yds 40"945 yds
42"494 yds 42"1083 yds
44"592 yds 44"1140 yds
46"628 yds 46"1197 yds
48"646 yds 48"1254 yds
50"682 yds 50"1311 yds
52"700 yds 52"1368 yds
54"736 yds 54"1425 yds
56"754 yds 56"1482 yds
58"789 yds 58"1540 yds
60"807 yds 60"1595 yds
62"843 yds 62"1632 yds
64"861 yds 64"1709 yds

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Beautiful Bags
 3.5 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #8
name size(s) yardage
Himalaya
Trinket Bag
7.5" x 6"
8" x 7.5"
125 yds
175 yds
Boxy Silk
Window Purse
6" x 6" tall with
5" x 7" base
140 yds
Peak Pouch 8.5" x 6"
8" x 7.5"
130 yds
Fishtail Pouch 7" tall
6" wide at base
80 yds

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Beautiful Beret
 3.5 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #10
sizeyardage
custom-fitted
to any adult
160 yds

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Chevron Shawl
approx. 72" x 30"
2.5 to 3 sts per inch
needlesyardage
24" US #13
circular needle
350 yds
24" US #11
circular needle
375 yds

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Corrugated Waffle Hat
 3 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #10.5
16" or 24" circular
sizeyardage
adult 22" to 24" 150 yds

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Crystal Cove Pullover
 Needles: US #6 to 8, or suitable for yarn used 
Yardage given is for 2 color version
Double this yardage for 1 color sweater
size4 sts/in
approx yds
of each color
5 sts/in
approx yds
of each color
5.25 sts/in
approx yds
of each color
5.5 sts/in
approx yds
of each color
36"525 yds575 yds655 yds735 yds
38"550 yds605 yds688 yds770 yds
40"580 yds635 yds723 yds810 yds
42"600 yds665 yds758 yds850 yds
44"660 yds725 yds825 yds925 yds
46"715 yds790 yds895 yds1000 yds
48"745 yds820 yds930 yds1040 yds
50"770 yds850 yds965 yds1080 yds
52"825 yds910 yds1033 yds1155 yds
54"855 yds940 yds1068 yds1195 yds
56"880 yds970 yds1103 yds1235 yds
58"935 yds1030 yds1170 yds1310 yds
60"965 yds1060 yds1205 yds1350 yds
62"9905 yds1090 yds1240 yds1390 yds

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Curious Purses
 3 to 3.5 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #10
name size(s) yardage
Zigzag Twill Bag 8.5" wide
9" wide
130 yds
Victorian
Pence Pouch
7" wide at base
5" tall
75 yds
Teardrop Bag 8" wide
12" tall
72 yds
Bump City Bag 8" wide
8.5" tall
89 yds

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Diamond Patch Sweater
Needles: US #5 to 9
or size needed to match gauge
size4 sts/in
approx yds
5 sts/in
approx yds
5.25 sts/in
approx yds
5.5 sts/in
approx yds
34"550 yds650 yds725 yds800 yds
36"600 yds700 yds775 yds850 yds
38"650 yds750 yds825 yds900 yds
40"700 yds800 yds875 yds950 yds
42"750 yds850 yds925 yds1000 yds
44"850 yds950 yds1025 yds1100 yds
46"900 yds1050 yds1100 yds1150 yds
48"950 yds1100 yds1175 yds1250 yds
50"1000 yds1150 yds1225 yds1300 yds
52"1050 yds1250 yds1325 yds1400 yds
54"1100 yds1300 yds1375 yds1450 yds
56"1150 yds1350 yds1425 yds1500 yds
58"1200 yds1400 yds1475 yds1550 yds
60"1250 yds1450 yds1525 yds1600 yds
62"1300 yds1500 yds1575 yds1650 yds
64"1350 yds1550 yds1625 yds1700 yds

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 Drifting Dreams Jacket 
5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #6 to 8
sizeyardage
34.5"820 yds
36.5"830 yds
39"840 yds
41"850 yds
43"860 yds
45"1025 yds
48"1070 yds
50"1115 yds
52.5"1165 yds
54.5"1210 yds
57"1255 yds
59"1300 yds
61.5"1355 yds
64"1390 yds
66"1430 yds
68"1480 yds

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Flyaway Free Jacket
 2 stitches per inch
Needles: US #13
    Flyaway Free Jacket
 2.5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #11
sizeyardage sizeyardage
38"318 yds 40"411 yds
42"347 yds 43"423 yds
46"377 yds 46"480 yds
50"405 yds 50"539 yds
54"434 yds 53"597 yds
62"463 yds 56"655 yds
66"492 yds 59"713 yds
   62"772 yds
   66"830 yds

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Half Moon Bay Sweater
size is very adaptable, so
this is an approximate guide
Needles: US #6-7 or 7-8
size4 sts/in
approx yds
5 sts/in
approx yds
36"1150 yds1265 yds
38"1215 yds1340 yds
40"1280 yds1410 yds
42"1350 yds1485 yds
44"1400 yds1540 yds
46"1475 yds1625 yds
48"1535 yds1690 yds
50"1600 yds1760 yds
52"1665 yds1835 yds
54"1730 yds1905 yds
56"1790 yds1970 yds
58"1855 yds2040 yds
60"1920 yds2115 yds
62"1985 yds2185 yds
64"2050 yds2255 yds
You can use any yarn to knit any size.
Gauge of 3 to 6 stitches per inch recommended.
Thinner yarn will require more yardage,
Thicker yarn will require less yardage.

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Heartbeat Bag
 4 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #8
sizeyardage
15" wide, 9" deep300 yds
Knit this bag with any suitable yarn.
Changing yarn may change yardage needed.
Original bag made in ColorDreams cotton.

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Heartbeat Sweater
can be made in any size at any gauge
Yardage given is for 20" length with 4" short sleeves.
Increased length or longer sleeves will need more yardage.
Needles: US #5 to 9
or size needed to match gauge
size4 sts/in
approx yds
5 sts/in
approx yds
5.25 sts/in
approx yds
5.5 sts/in
approx yds
34"550 yds650 yds725 yds800 yds
36"600 yds700 yds775 yds850 yds
38"650 yds750 yds825 yds900 yds
40"700 yds800 yds875 yds950 yds
42"750 yds850 yds925 yds1000 yds
44"850 yds950 yds1025 yds1100 yds
46"900 yds1050 yds1100 yds1150 yds
48"950 yds1100 yds1175 yds1250 yds
50"1000 yds1150 yds1225 yds1300 yds
52"1050 yds1250 yds1325 yds1400 yds
54"1100 yds1300 yds1375 yds1450 yds
56"1150 yds1350 yds1425 yds1500 yds
58"1200 yds1400 yds1475 yds1550 yds
60"1250 yds1450 yds1525 yds1600 yds
62"1300 yds1500 yds1575 yds1650 yds
64"1350 yds1550 yds1625 yds1700 yds
You can substitute any suitable yarn.
Thinner yarns require more yardage,
Thicker yarns require less yardage.

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Himalaya Tote &
Shoulder Bag

 3 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #8
namesizeyardage
Tote Bag12" wide, 15" tall
4.5" gusset
480 yds
Shoulder Bag10" wide, 12" tall
3" gusset
400 yds

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Linen Stitch Sling
4.5 to 5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #9-10 (5.5-6 mm)
sizeyardage
12" (14") across
500 (550) yds

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Lightning Lace Jacket
 5 stitches per inch 
Needles: US #8
two circulars, 32" or longer
sizeyardage
36"900 yds
40"1000 yds
44"1100 yds
48"1205 yds
52"1310 yds
56"1415 yds
60"1530 yds
64"1640 yds

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Magical Mitered Vest
5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #6 to 8
sizeyardage
30"400 yds
38.5"562 yds
47.5"750 yds
57.5"1125 yds
66"1500 yds

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Moonstone Beach Vest
5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #6 to 8
sizeyardage
34"640 yds
44"750 yds
55"1095 yds
59-66"1250 yds

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Ocean Lace Stole
gauge not critical
Needles: US #11
sizeyardage
24" x 72"500 yds

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Pacific Grove Pullover
4 stitches per inch
Needles: US #7 to 9
sizeyardage
34"1250 yds
36"1310 yds
38"1370 yds
40"1440 yds
42"1500 yds
44"1575 yds
46"1640 yds
48"1700 yds
50"1790 yds
52"1870 yds
54"1930 yds
56"1965 yds
58"2000 yds
60"2175 yds
62"2225 yds

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River Lace Wraps
 about 3.5 stitches per inch - not critical 
Needles: US #10
name / needles yarn / size yardage
River Lace Wrap #1
US 4-6 (3.5-4mm)
Soft Silk Noil
2.5 x 6 ft (76x183cm)
675 yds (617m)
River Lace Wrap #2
US 7-8 (4.5-5mm)
ColorDreams
2 x 5 ft (46x152cm)
450 yds (411m)
River Lace Wrap #3
US 7-8 (4.5-5mm)
ColorDreams
1.5 x 5 ft (61x152cm)
450 yds (411m)

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San Francisco Shirttail
5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #6 to 8
sizelengthyardage
35"18"
22.5"
1091 yds
1255 yds
38"20"
25"
1189 yds
1368 yds
41.5"21"
26.5"
1288 yds
1480 yds
44.5"23"
28.75"
1396 yds
1594 yds
48"24"
30"
1483 yds
1707 yds
51"26"
32.5"
1579 yds
1819 yds
54"27"
33.75"
1679 yds
1932 yds
57.5"29"
36.25"
1729 yds
1990 yds
60.5"30"
37.5"
1877 yds
2160 yds
64"32"
40"
1975 yds
2272 yds
67"34"
42"
2073 yds
2365 yds

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Sea Glass Sweater
can be made in any size at any gauge
Yardage is for 23" length and 8" sleeves (shoulder to cuff)
Increased length or longer sleeves will need more yardage.
Needles: US #5 to 9
or size needed to match gauge
size4 sts/in
approx yds
5 sts/in
approx yds
5.25 sts/in
approx yds
5.5 sts/in
approx yds
34"550 yds650 yds725 yds800 yds
36"600 yds700 yds775 yds850 yds
38"650 yds750 yds825 yds900 yds
40"700 yds800 yds875 yds950 yds
42"750 yds850 yds925 yds1000 yds
44"850 yds950 yds1025 yds1100 yds
46"900 yds1050 yds1100 yds1150 yds
48"950 yds1100 yds1175 yds1250 yds
50"1000 yds1150 yds1225 yds1300 yds
52"1050 yds1250 yds1325 yds1400 yds
54"1100 yds1300 yds1375 yds1450 yds
56"1150 yds1350 yds1425 yds1500 yds
58"1200 yds1400 yds1475 yds1550 yds
60"1250 yds1450 yds1525 yds1600 yds
62"1300 yds1500 yds1575 yds1650 yds
64"1350 yds1550 yds1625 yds1700 yds
You can substitute any suitable yarn.
Thinner yarns require more yardage,
Thicker yarns require less yardage.

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Shrug Me Tender
2.5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #11
sizeyardage
40"300 yds
53.25"350 yds
66.5"500 yds
Note:
Recycled Silk requires more yds
40"=400 yds
53.25"=560 yds
66.5"=720 yds

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Sunburst Sling Bags
Yarn size determines bag size...
Notice the size differences in "Medium" size bags!
yarnmakes this sizegauge
needles
yardage
Ironstone
Island Cotton
medium size:
18" wide x 10" deep
3 sts/in
US #10
350 yds
bulky
Recycled Silk
large size:
20" wide x 12" deep
3 sts/in
US #8
375 yds
Worsted Weight
(double-strand)
medium size:
18" wide x 10" deep
3 sts/in
US 10
725 yds

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Tapestry Shawl
2 to 3.5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #13 or #15
sizeyardage
24" to 36" long
depending on
yarn and gauge
400 yds

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Tiny Dancer Silk Doll
in Recycled Silk
3.5 stitches per inch
Needles: US #8
sizeyardage
about 6" tallabout 45 yds
Normal yarn is not effective for this doll.
If you substitute, use a "weird" yarn and
knit at a firm gauge, so stuffing won't show.

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Twin Peaks Shawl
2.5 to 4 stitches per inch
Needles: US #11-13 (8-9 mm)
sizeyardage
72" x 36"
blocked
500 yds

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Watercolor Camisole
4.5 stitches per inch
using double-stranded Ironstone Flake Cotton
Needles: US #6 to 8
finished
size
yardage needed
Color 1Color 2Color 3Color 4Color 5Color 6total yds
32"14019013513513585820
34"15021015015015090900
36"16023017017017092992
38"175255185185185981083
40"1952751981981921081166
42"2103022142142081161264
44"2223282362342241201364
46"2383562562542421261472
48"2543802842802581341590
50"2704063093062721401703
52"2864383323282961481826
54"3044683563563161541954
56"3265003783763381562074
58"3365344024003721762220
60"3745684324303861842374
62"3846024584604101922506

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