Converting Meters to Yards

There are several beautiful yarns made outside the US, and these ball bands have only meters listed them. Here’s how to know how much yarn you have.

To convert measurements of length:

  • Yards to meters: Multiply yards by 0.9144
  • Meters to yards: Multiply meters by 1.0936
  • Inches to centimeters: Multiply inches by 2.54
  • Centimeters to inches: Multiply cm by 0.3937 (10 cm = 4 inches)

Yarn weight:

Grams to ounces: Multiply g by 0.035

Ounces to grams: Multiply ounces by 28.57

  • 50 g / 1.75 oz.
  • 100 g / 3.5 oz.

The approximate Yard to Meter and Meter to Yard equivalents are below.