« Home | sockapalooza socks » | Red Heart Coordinating Colors » | CIC vests » | 10 Reasons to Buy Lots of Yarn » | Circular Bottom-Up Regular length Straight Pullove... » | short sleeved sweater, circular bottom up » | short sleeved sweater » | happy Easter » | update » | Shame on me! No posts... shame, shame! Well, lots... »

number & size of squares needed to make an afghan

Afghan Sizes and Squares Needed

Item and Actual Size in Inches  Afghan Measurements in Inches  Number of 6x6
in (15x15cm) Squares Needed

Number of 8x8 in (20x20cm) Squares Needed  Number of 12x12 in (30x30cm)
Squares Needed

Preemie / Pet:  15-24 squares :
9 (3x3) squares, 16 (4x4) squares, 8 (2x2) squares, 9 (3x3)squares,   4
(2x2)  squares

Isolette (Hospital) / Large Pet: 36 squares
  36 (6x6) squares, 25 (5x5) squares,  9 (3x3)  squares


Bassinet
14x33 or 16 x 36:  18 (3x6)squares,  10 (2x5)  squares

Cradle
18x36 or 20 x 36:  24 (4x6)squares,  15 (3x5)squares,  6 (2x3)squares

Crib
27x52 or 30 x 54:  45 (5x9)squares,  28 (4x7)squares,  15 (3x5)  squares

Toddler / Lapghan (Wheelchair)
36 x 48:  48 (6x8)squares,  30 (5x6)squares, 12 (3x4)  squares

Child
42 x 48 : 56 (7x8)squares,  36 (6x6)squares,  16 (4x4)  squares

Twin Bed / Adult
39x75 or 48 x 78:  104 (8x13) squares, 60 (6x10) squares, 28 (4x7)  squares

Long Twin Bed
39x80 or 48 x 84:  112 (8x14)squares,  66 (6x11)squares,  28 (4x7)  squares

3/4 Size Bed:
48x75 or  54 x 78 : 117 (9x13) squares, 70 (7x10) squares, 35 (5x7)  squares

Double Bed / Large Adult
54x75 or 60 x 78 : 130 (10x13) squares, 80 (8x10)squares,  35 (5x7)  squares

Long Double Bed
54x80 or  60 x 84:  140 (10x14)squares,  88 (8x11) squares, 35 (5x7) 
squares

Queen Bed
60x80 or 66 x 84:  154 (11x14)squares,  99 (9x11)squares,  42 (6x7) squares

King Bed
76x80 or 80 x 84:  196 (14x14)squares, 110 (10x11)squares,  49 (7x7) 
squares

If finished size of your squares does not quite work out, you can adjust the
overall finished size of the afghan by

adding / selecting an appropriate border, or by changing the method used to
join the squares together.

Links to this post

Create a Link

Current Projects

    log cabin afghan
    knit mitered square afghan
    granny square afghan
    quilted C afghan
    mittens for Akkol
    patchwork wool afghan
    design socks
    SocretPal Socks