# You asked: How many stitches do you cast on for socks?

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## How do you calculate stitches for a sock?

For a sock, the most important thing is to know the number of stitches per inch so working out the number of stitches to expect to get in one inch (using the ball band above: 30 stitches ÷ 4 inches = 7.5 stitches) is helpful before you start.

## How do you figure out how many stitches to cast on?

The Stitches to Cast-On = (dW x S/W). Divide Stitches counted in swatch by swatch Width measured. Multiply by Desired Width. So for the example for the above you will take your 4×4 measured area.

## How many stitches do you cast on for toe up socks?

First, cast on 32 stitches using Judy’s Magic Cast On. You’ll have 16 stitches on each needle. Knit one round, taking care to knit the stitches on the second needle through the back loop.

## What is sock stitch?

Stitch Counts

The structure of the sock fabric consists of loops arranged in rows and columns. A horizontal row of loops, produced by adjacent needles during the same knitting cycle, is known as a “course.” The “course count” is the number of courses per unit length (inches or centimeters).

## How much should I cast on for a blanket?

If you want a medium sized blanket, then try casting on 120 stitches. For a large lap blanket, cast on 160 stitches. For an extra-large lap blanket, cast on 200 stitches.

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## How many stitches do I cast on for a hat?

Shape the top of the hat (top shaping)

Gauge Number of Stitches between Markers
3 sts/inch 7 (8 ,8)
4 sts/inch 10 (10, 11)
5 sts/inch 12 (13, 13)
6 sts/inch 15 (16, 16)

## How many stitches make an inch?

Fingering Weight A fine yarn worked on small needles: U.S. 1,2, or 3, to give about 7 stitches per inch.