Kpers: I need a chart so when I buy yarn, I know how many yards are in that skein. Right now I have purchased 50g = 175m but do not know how many yards that are. So could use a chart that I can keep close at hand.
I don't think there is a chart that does exactly what you want. However, if you can carry a small calculator in your purse you can do this math. Multiply the meters by 1.09 and you will have the yardage. (maybe tape a note to the back of the calculator to remember the 1.09). So if you multiply 175 x 1.09, you will find it is 190.75yds.
But you cannot use grams (weight) to calculate length. weight is a factor of the fiber used and the manufacturer --- wool from sheep will weigh more than acrylic for example
100 grams of a fingering weight yarn in a specific fiber will probably have about 430 yards but 100 grams of a worsted weight yarn in the same specific fiber will have maybe 200 yards.
Sometimes patterns will call for so many grams of a given type (like DK, sport, worsted) of yarn.....
but I don't find that helpful.... I would rather know how many yards or meters of a given yarn are needed.
Got a smart phone? There are some simple apps that are available. One I have can do conversions for weight, length, temperature, mass, speed, area and others. I also have an app that will figure percentages. These apps have saved my baccon a time or two. As you can tell math is NOT my strong suit. lol
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