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## How do you calculate yarn consumption?

Calculate the yarn consumption per yard of a woven fabric of specification (20 X 16)/(128 X 60) X 58”, 100% cotton 3/1 twill fabric. Solution: The requirement of yarn for the fabric is to be calculated for both warp **yarn** and weft yarn separately because the warp and weft yarns are of the 20s and 16s respectively.

## How do I know how much yarn I need for weaving?

To calculate the amount of weft, you need to know **warp width, the number of picks per inch, and the length of the weaving**. I usually add ten percent to that number for weft take-up. (So for an 8″ wide warp woven at 20 picks per inch for 65″: 8″ x 20 x 65″ = 10,400″ divided by 36″/yd = 288 yd plus 10% = 317 yd.

## How do you calculate weaving production?

**Fabric Production Calculation**

- Loom Speed = Motor RPM * (Motor Pully Diametre)/(Loom Pully Diametre)
- Loom Effeciency Percentage = (Actual Production/Calculated Production )* 100.
- Moisture Regain Percentage = {(Yarn Weight – Dried Yarn Weight)/Dried Yarn weight} * 100.

## How do you calculate woven fabric consumption?

For woven fabric consumption, you need to know the fabric width. **Fabric consumption in length = (Total area required to cover all components / Fabric width)**. Note: When doing the calculation of area and measuring the fabric length you must use the same unit of measure.

## How many meters is 1 kg of fabric?

You need the following information to calculate fabric price per meter for knits. With above details calculate fabric length of 1 Kg fabric. Therefore fabric price Rs. 600 per Kg is equivalent to **4.17 meters** of fabric.

## How much yarn is needed to weave a blanket?

For example, they may be able to identify that **4 pounds of wool** can yield a 30” x 50” blanket, and the ball contains 28 yards per pound. Crunch those numbers, and know that you’ll have about 340 feet of chunky yarn in a single ball to yield a 30” x 50” blanket.

## How much yarn is needed to weave a shawl?

How much yarn do I need to make a ____?

Yarn Weight 1 | Yarn Weight 5 | |
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Shawl | 550-850 Yards |
350-500 Yards |

Adult Sweater | 3375 Yards | 950-1125 Yards |

Baby Blanket | 1500-1625 Yards | 875-1000 Yards |

Afghan | 3750-4125 Yards | 2000-2250 Yards |

## How is weaving cost calculated?

The weaving cost is expressed as **paisa /pick/inch/sq mt**. The cost of weaving is different for different weaves. The cost of weaving for rapier loom for plain weave 40″ width fabrics = 8 paisa/pick/inch/sq nmt which means that for a 120 inch width fabric the cost will be 24 paisa/pick/mt.

## How do you calculate yarn count in GSM?

‘GSM’ means ‘Gram per square meter’ that is the weight of fabric in gram per one square meter.

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Relation Among Yarn Count, Machine Gauge & Fabric GSM:

G.S.M. | Count | Gauge |
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140 | 30 s | 24 gg |

150 | 28 s | 24 gg |

160 | 26 s | 24 gg |

170 | 24 s | 24 gg |