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## How many stitches are in an inch?

Average – **6 stitches per inch**.

## How many crochet chains is 40 inches?

This way, you can estimate how many stitches you must cast on for the throw. If you’re still unsure, simply multiply the number of stitches per inch by your throw’s length in inches. Therefore, a 40-inch throw blanket that uses a yarn capable of 4 knitches per inch will have you cast on **160 stitches**.

## How many stitches is 30 inches?

Calculation in inches:

30 x 16 (30 multiplied by 16, divided by 4) Result: **120 stitches**.

## How far apart should stitches be?

Suture Spacing

The distance between sutures should be **roughly ½ the length of the individual sutures**. Place the first suture in the center of the wound if approximation will be difficult, continuing by closing the distance to the wound edges by ½ to minimize tension forces on the tissue wall.

## What are chains in measurements?

The chain is a **unit of length equal to 66 feet (22 yards)**. It is subdivided into 100 links or 4 rods. There are 10 chains in a furlong, and 80 chains in one statute mile. In metric terms, it is 20.1168 m long.

## How many crochet stitches are in an inch?

(The standard gauge is 4″ by 4″, but it varies.) Chain the number of stitches that the gauge calls for, plus 5 or 6 extra stitches, using the hook recommended by the pattern. For example, if the gauge is **8 stitches** per inch, chain 14 stitches.

## Does the Slipknot count as a chain?

Whenever you are working from a pattern it will start off by telling you how many crochet chains to make. **Never count your first slipknot** or the loop on the hook (called the working loop).

## How do you know how many stitches?

To figure out the number of stitches and rows you need in 1 inch, **simply divide the listed gauge by four**. For instance, a yarn with a gauge of 18 stitches and 24 rows per 4 inches is the same as 4.5 stitches per inch and 6 rows per inch.

## How many inches is 30 rows of knitting?

This means that if you measure your knitted piece across, **4 inches**/10 centimeters should equal 23 stitches in stockinette. And when you measure in vertical, from top to bottom, 4 inches/10 centimeters should equal 30 rows in stockinette stitch.