“Knitting is, at its fundamentals, a binary code featuring top-down design, standardized submodules, and recursive logic that relies on ratios, mathematical principles, and an intuitive grasp of three-dimensional geometry.”
~ Kim Salazar on Knit List
3.0 Version - Is Being Built in Public
For the 2.0 version which has caluculations for worsted 04 weight (thickness) yarn for sweaters, scarfs, and blankets for both knit and crochet please visit https://yarnhelp2.netlify.app
Welcome to YarnHelp! This is a site for knitters and crocheters of all
levels who want yarn math help, as well as their friends and family
that just want to know "how much yarn" to give them as a gift.
It's also the home for Crafting and Code Coffee Chats Right now (May,
2023) the focus is on building out How Much Yarn and the Crafting and Code Coffee Chats. Later on, you'll find yarn math help
and tools for:
- Calculating gauge
- How many stitches to cast on for
sweaters, socks, hats, and other projects
- Weight equivlents for
holding yarn double
- Needle and hook size convertors
- French language
versions of some of the pages
Yarn Help 2.0
Helps non-knitters quickly figure
out how much yarn to buy for their family members and friends who are
knitters - without spending hours learning about yarn. Currently version works for 4 different weights of yarn for knit and crocheted sweaters, and knit scarfs.
Biweekly social online meetups on Discord for web and software developers who also do any type of crafts.
Calculates how many balls of yarn needed for a season 12 Doctor Who Scarf. Home of the future knitting pattern generator.
Converts text to binary code then to a knitting pattern so you can have a
secret message in your knitting!
I’m Liz McCready (aka Ginger Kiwi).
I'm a frontend developer with a passion for design and accessibilty. In my former career I was a special educator and adaptive technology specialist.