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Stashbot, a comprehensive guide to building a useful stash, includes yarn requirement averages for all size sweaters & accessories.

Stashbot is your yarn shopping companion! If you find a yarn you can’t live without, this guide will help you determine how much you should buy. This guide will pay for itself over and over as it saves you from purchasing more skeins of yarn than you need. Just as important it will keep your stash useful as you will be sure to have enough yarn to knit the projects you would like. Included is an article by Hannah on stash psychology with tips on how to change your stash for the better.

Stashbot includes yarn requirement averages for gauges 3 - 8 stitches per inch / 2.5 cm.

Categories include:

  • Vests, shrugs & cropped, average and tunic length sweaters in sizes 3 months - 60" / 152cm bust circumference. 
  • Hats, Socks & Mittens in sizes Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult & XL Adult 
  • Neckwear in 3 dimensions 

All yarn requirements are presented in both yards and meters.

8.5" x 5.5", 8 pages


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