On this page you get an overview of our empirical values ​​for the consumption of gradient yarns and bobble wool . The most popular works are, of course, scarves, ponchos and sweaters made of gradient yarn, which is why we are particularly focusing on these.

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Consumption table sweater (main part)

This table gives you an overview of the material consumption when knitting sweaters with gradient yarns. For the sleeves you usually need about half as much yarn as for the main part. All values ​​in this table are empirical values ​​and of course differ depending on knowledge, technology and personal preferences.

size / threads 3-thread 4-thread 5-thread 6-thread 7-thread 8-thread
S / M 700 - 900m 525 - 675m 420 - 540m 350 - 450m 320 - 420m 300 - 400m
M / L 800 - 1100m 600 - 825m 480 - 660m 400 - 550m 350 - 500m 330 - 480m
L / XL 1000 - 1300m 750 - 780m 600 - 780m 500 - 750m 450 - 700m 420 - 660m
XL / XXL 1300 - 1500m 975 - 1125m 780 - 900m 650 - 750m 600 - 700m 580 - 660m
XXL / XXXL 1500 - 1700m 1125 - 1275 900 - 1020m 750 - 850m 700 - 800m 670 - 750m


Consumption table for shawls / shawls / ponchos

This table gives you an overview of the material consumption when knitting shawls / scarves / ponchos with gradient yarnsAll values ​​in this table are empirical values ​​and of course differ depending on knowledge, technology and personal preferences

size Examples run length
Small Neckerchiefs 500 - 600m
Mittel shoulder-sized towels 800 - 1000m
Large Ponchos and scarves that go over the shoulder from 1000m

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