Crochet for a Cause: Awesome Breastforms

I recently became involved with an amazing group of volunteers called Awesome Breastforms. You may already know if you have been following me any length of time, but this is a cause that is near and dear to my heart. My mom is a breast cancer survivor coming up on her 5 year mark and I am loving helping other women. These knitters and crocheters have joined ranks to help provide women get their curves back. We provide breastforms absolutely free of cost to the recipient. As¬†volunteers, we buy yarn, give our time to lovingly hand make the breastforms and then pay shipping to send them “home”. We are shipping all over the world and changing lives one woman at a time! We have also started making swim forms as well.

Awesome Breastforms Logo

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Tips & Tricks 1: Yardage

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Have you ever looked at a pattern, wanted to work it in a different yarn from the one suggested and then see that the yarn requirements are listed as number of skeins or the weight of a particular yarn? How do you make sure that you have enough of the yarn you want to use? I’m going to answer those questions in this first of my tips & tricks posts.

Are you a new designer trying to figure out how many yards of yarn you used in a pattern so you can put your most accurate information into your pattern?

How do you determine the yardage? What can you do to figure that out? Well, I’m going to give you the method, but I am also going to provide you with some charts to help you out! I have Red Heart Super Saver in this post, but the others will be in upcoming posts and I will link them here.

Yardage

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