3 Easy Steps to Know How Much Yarn is in a Ball

3 Easy Steps to Know How Much Yarn is in a Ball

3 Easy Steps to Know How Much Yarn is in a Ball

Write your yardage on the ball wrapper or a small tag and you'll always know what you have on hand for that special small project.

Write your yardage on the ball wrapper or a small tag and you'll always know what you have on hand for that special small project.

Stash Management Tip - Do you have a ball of yarn laying around and want to know how much is left? Yarn leftover from a project?  Loved the yarn?  Want to use every last yard,  but how much is that?

How much yarn in a ball in 3 Easy Steps

  1. Look at the ball band (or wrapper) and find the total yards and ounces/grams.  
  2. Divide the yardage by the ounces/grams to get the yardage per ounce.
  3. Weigh the ball on a kitchen scale (or postal scale) to see how many ounces are left.

 Remaining ounces/grams x yards per ounce = yards leftover