# How much yarn does it take to knit a pillow?

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Take one long length of yarn, about 75 inches ( You won’t use it all, but better to have too much than not enough!) start at the bottom corner and start to weave your yarn through the knitted loops of your pillow cover.

## How much yarn do you need to make a pillow?

You will 5 skeins of yarn to make each pillow, and we used size 15 knitting needles with a 32-inch cable.

## How many yards of yarn does it take to make a pillow cover?

Type of Pillow Dimensions (Length by Width) Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)
Square pillow forms 12 x 12 inches 1/3 yard
14 x 14 inches 1/2 yard
16 x 16 inches 1/2 yard
18 x 18 inches 5/8 yard

## How much yarn do you need?

Yarn Weight Category Stitches per Inch Yards Needed for an Adult Sweater
2 Fine 6 to 7 1,200 to 2,500
3 Light 5 to 6 1,000 to 2,000
4 Medium 4 to 5 800 to 1,500
5 Bulky 3 to 4 600 to 1,200

## How do you figure yardage for a pillow?

One piece of fabric 54 inches wide and 16 1/2 inches long produces two cushion pieces. If you need more cushion pieces, multiply the number of sets by the cut length. For example, if you need eight cushion pieces, multiply the cut length of 16 1/2 by 4 and divide by 36 for the number of yards of fabric.

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## How much fabric do I need for a 12×12 pillow?

If you just want 2 pillows, 0.9 yards (0.9 meters) is enough. If your fabric is 58″ wide (1.47 meters), you’ll need 0.9 yards (0.9 meters) to make 4 12×12″ pillows. If you only want 2 pillows, 0.5 yards (0.5 meters) is enough.

## How much fabric do I need for a 20×20 envelope pillow?

How much fabric do I need to make envelope pillow covers?

1. 16″ x 16″ – cut 17″ x 38″ – 1/2 yard of fabric.
2. 18″ x 18″ – cut 19″ x 42″ – 2/3 yards of fabric.
3. 20″ x 20″ – cut 21″ x 46″ -3/4 yards of fabric.