4 Comments

Samantha · April 4, 2018 at 7:15 am

How many stitches do I need for a medium blanket? And how many balls of wool will I need?
Kind regards
Samantha

Stacy · April 4, 2018 at 7:25 am

Hi Samantha, here’s a super helpful article I wrote to help with gauging how much yarn you’ll need, https://www.trulymajestic.com/much-yarn-arm-knit-blanket/ and for a medium blanket I usually cast on 17 stitches, however everyones arms are different sizes so you may need a bit more or less.

I hope that helps!
Happy Arm Knitting,
Stacy

Tracy Reed · May 17, 2018 at 11:10 pm

So about 21-22 stitches for a large blanket?

Stacy · May 18, 2018 at 8:53 am

Yes that would be about right. However it all depends on how big or small your arms are. You might want to first do a chain cast on and see how long you want your blanket. If it’s not as wide as you want it just add another stitch or two.

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