7 Super Easy Knitting Projects with Chunky Yarn
Are you unsure about using chunky yarn and want to give it a try? These patterns are perfect for using chunky yarn for the first time to see what you can do with it. Are you a chunky yarn expert and looking for patterns that you can complete quickly to start knocking things off your gifting checklist? These patterns are for you! Check them out, find one (or a few) that you like, grab your supplies, and get those fingers moving!
Easy DIY Chunky Throw Blanket
If you like the look of “exaggerated” knitted stitches and want a project that works up super fast, these super chunky knit throws are perfect. Warm, soft, and delectable, you won’t want to come out from under this throw and you can make one in just an hour or two. If you are looking for the best in super chunky yarn to make a project like this, you can find it here.
Knitted Double Cable Scarf/Turban
This pattern is unique because it can be worn in many different ways depending on your needs and own creative imagination. Wrap it in a scarf or turban, wear it as a belt with your favorite dress, or try to come up with something even better. The double cables give this a classic look and the chunky yarn makes it work up very quickly.
Garter Stitch Shawl
This shawl is sure to keep you warm all winter and would even make a beautiful gift. It works up quickly and easily with chunky yarn and a fairly simple pattern. The Garter Stitch Shawl is one of the bigger projects we are featuring here but don’t be deterred even if you are a beginner knitter!
Chunky Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts are becoming more and more popular as people want to be able to use their smartphones and other touchscreen devices without having to take off their warm gloves. Plus, they can make a pretty cool fashion statement. You can have these Chunky Fingerless gloves finished in just an hour.
There are many ways to knit an infinity scarf. This video tutorial for infinity scarves will show you a few patterns but also how to modify them to suit your needs as well as how to create your own infinity scarf pattern if you have something in mind. If you are interested in customizing your first knitting pattern, an infinity scarf is a perfect place to start.
Endless Cables Chunky Knit Throw
Looking for a little bit bigger of a project but still easy enough to have done on a weekend? This throw is perfect for cuddling up with on the couch with a good book and would make a perfect gift for a birthday or holiday. A soft chunky yarn gives the throw a dreamy feel and after knitting it you might not want to give this Endless Cables Chunky Knit Throwaway.
Arm knitting is a fun new trend. Instead of using knitting needs to create your knitted piece, you use your arms and a very thick yarn to create a soft and very chunky fabric. You can work up and blanket in no time at all using this technique. It is also a very fun way to learn how to knit since everything is on larger scale and you can pay attention to your stitches much easier. Take a look at this arm knitting video tutorial and then give it a try yourself!
Knitting Made Quick & Easy with Chunky Yarn!
Using chunky or super bulky yarn along with big circular needles, or even your arms can allow you to work up projects very quickly. Whether you just want to make something for yourself or your home, or you have a long list of projects to make as gifts to give away for the holidays, you can get them done in no time at all with the right yarn, the right needles, and the right project patterns. Get started and share what you make!
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