Best answer: How many yards of yarn do I need for a prayer shawl?

How much yarn do you need for a prayer shawl?

Finished size of shawl should be between 26″- 30″ wide x 60″ in length (not including fringe). This may take 2 1/2 – 3 skeins of chunky (bulky) yarn. (170 g net weight, 166.5 m each) Or, you may use double strands of seven 6-oz skeins sport weight yarn using size 10 1/2 needles.

How many stitches are in a prayer shawl?

Cast on 57 stitches and knit every row to desired length using size 11 or 13 needles.

What size should a shawl be?

Shawls are typically in 30 to 45 inches wide to 70 to 85 inches long.

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