Are you a knitter, crocheter or other DIY enthusiast looking to find the ideal yarn count for your project? You know what GSM (grams per square meter) you’d like to use but aren’t sure which yarn count that works out to?
Worry no more! Today, we will introduce you to our handy GSM to yarn count calculator which helps calculate exact yarn counts from specific weights of fabric.
Fabric GSM to Yarn Count Calculator
Is There a Simple Formula to Convert GSM to Yarn Count and Vice Versa?
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It mainly depends on the project you’re going to undertake. If you’re knitting a single jersey t-shirt for the summer, 80-120 GSM will be perfect for your project.
For winter clothings, you can go as high as 400 GSM. Use the following table for a general guide:
WADDING HOLLOW FIBER FABRIC, VOILE, CHIFFON
136 – 204
LIGHTWEIGHT COTTON, PVC METTING
204 – 272
QUILTED WATERPROOF FABRIC
272 – 339
JUTE CLOTH HESSIAN FABRIC, STRETCH DENIM
339 – 407
RIGID DENIM, CANVAS, WOOL
407 – 475
DENIM FABRIC, COATING
If you are still unsure, no worries! Do you have a fabric that you think is of the ideal GSM for your project? If yes, then you’re good to go. Use our fabric GSM calculator to find the GSM of your fabric without buying any tools.