# Quick Answer: How much yarn do I need to crochet a pillow cover?

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To begin your crochet pillow cover, you will need 3 skeins of Bernat Blanket Big, an 18×18 pillow insert, and either a jumbo 25mm crochet hook (or you could easily finger crochet this project). You will also need scissors but I worked in the ends with my fingers since this yarn is so thick.

## How many yards of yarn do you need to crochet a pillow?

90 Yards of each color for the front panel. For the back of the pillow, around 350-370 Yards. The pattern is in standard American terms. up a loop, (yarn over and pull through 2 loops at a time ) 3 times——- 1 triple crochet stitch made.

## How do I know how much yarn I need?

Formula: (length x width x gauge) / 6 = yards needed. Length and width are in inches and gauge is in stitches per inch. For example, if you’d like a scarf 48″ long and 8″ wide using a worsted weight yarn, (48 x 8 x 5) / 6 = 320 yards. Round up as running out of yarn is the worst!

## How do I know how much yarn I need to crochet?

To find out the total amount of yarn you’ll use for your project, multiply the number of stitches in your pattern by the number of inches each stitch uses.

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