Generally speaking, baby blankets with Bernat Blanket use 3 to 4 balls. The texture, hook size and density of stitches are pretty much the deciding factors. Approximately 660 – 900 yards.
How much yarn is needed for a baby blanket?
It can be a little tricky to estimate exactly how much yarn you’ll need to make your blanket since patterns can vary widely, but here are some basic guidelines to get you started: Sock weight: 1,300 yards. Sport weight: 1,200 yards. Lightweight: 1,100 yards.
What is the best size for a crochet baby blanket?
American Crochet Standard Blanket Sizes
- Lovey: 14 in x 14 in – great for cuddling (35.56 cm)
- Large Lovey: 20 in x 20 in – great for cuddling and covering a newborn in the car seat (50.8 cm)
- Preemie Blanket: 18 in x 18 in (45.72 cm)
- Receiving Blanket: 30 in x 30 in – a great baby blanket size for a newborn (76.2 cm)
How many chains do you need to crochet a baby blanket?
A 24-inch wide receiving blanket will have a starting chain of 90, while a 30-inch wide baby blanket is 113. For bigger blankets like a throw measuring 60 inches wide, the starting chain will be 225. And for a full-size Afghan blanket that is 54 inches wide, your starting chain will be 203.