Question: What can I knit with Caron cakes?

How many Caron Cakes does it take to make a sweater?

This comfy, easy to make Everygirl Crochet Sweater is the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe. I used 3 Caron Cakes to make this sweater.

What are cake yarns used for?

A yarn cake is a yarn that is wound into a flat ‘cake’ shape with a flat top and bottom. It’s designed to be used as a center-pull ball which is very convenient as it stops the yarn bundle moving or rolling around when knitting or crocheting.

How many Caron Cakes do you need to make a baby blanket?

With just one cake, you can make an adorable pair of button baby booties and a matching lovey blanket!

How many yarn cakes do I need for a blanket?

For a full-size blanket, you will need quite a bit of yarn, probably around 13-18 balls or skeins of yarn. Usually, afghans are very colorful, so you may have one skein of each and, if it’s it’s really colorful, that can add up. If the blanket only has one or a few colors, it may only be 10 skeins.

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Are Caron cakes self striping?

Product Description. This yarn is self striping, but is not a color gradient. Available in a range of vibrant, variegated shades, each ball features five lovely colors.

What weight is Caron cakes yarn?


Weight: Aran / Medium
Fiber: Acrylic (80%), Wool (20%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10 cm (4″) and 24 rows
Balls: 200g; 350m (383 yds)

What ply wool is Caron Baby Cakes?

Baby Cakes

Weight: Aran / Medium
Texture: Plied (3 or more plies)
Fiber: Acrylic (82%), Nylon (18%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10 cm (4″) and 24 rows

What is 2c2 in crochet?

Save. Corner to corner crochet (c2c) is a technique that works just as it sounds–you crochet little “tiles” at a diagonal, increasing each row by one tile until your project is tall and wide enough, at which point you start decreasing each row.

How many Caron cakes does it take to make an afghan?

It takes only 3 Balls of Caron Big Cakes to make one afghan. It seems to go on forever!

What ply is Caron cotton cakes yarn?

yarn, also from Hobby Lobby, has the exact same make-up, except the regular cotton is 4 ply and available in solid or variegated colors whereas the new cotton cakes are 3 ply and multi-color like the worsted weight Sugarwheels.

What ply is Caron skinny cakes?

Skinny Cakes

Weight: DK / Light
Texture: Plied (3 or more plies)
Fiber: Acrylic (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10 cm (4″) and 30 rows
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