Our Favorite Chunky Yarns + Enter to Win Your Own Copy of Chunky Knits!

Are you ready to cuddle up to the coziest yarns and knitting projects this winter? Then you’ll definitely want to check out Chunky Knitsmy new knitting book that was just recently released on October 14th.

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You could win a copy of our favorite new knitting book, Chunky Knits!

One lucky reader can enter to win a FREE copy of Chunky Knits! Enter the giveaway by November 5, 2014, by leaving a comment here letting us know what you plan to knit this fall. We’ll randomly select a winner via email after November 6th, 2014. Note that this giveaway is only open to residents of the U.S. and Canada.

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Win a Copy of Chunky Knits!

Chunky Knits is a collection of 31 patterns from a group of talented designers, including three of my very own patterns! Every pattern in the book is designed for bulky- and super-bulky yarns, so they all work up relatively quickly.

Fortunately, many of the yarns used in the book are available right here on Bluprint! Grab a cup of tea and get ready to feel super cozy when you take a peek at some of the projects, plus picks for chunky yarn that you can cuddle up to.

Knitted Jar Cozies from Chunky Knits

Jar Cozies designed by Megan Mannell

The most adorable chunky projects!

Here are just a few of the types of projects you’ll find in the book:

  • Jewelry
  • Hats, scarves and other winter accessories
  • Home decor like a knitted pouf, pillow and throw
  • Clutches and tote bags
  • Boot cuffs
  • A versatile knitted top

Knitted Honeycomb Throw from Chunky Knits

Honey Comb Throw designed by Ashley Little

The projects make great gifts, too, since the chunky yarn knits up so quickly. (Also, who wouldn’t love a set of, say, those gorgeous jar cozies or this textured throw?)

Chunky yarn picks

Ready to dive into these snuggly projects? Shop for these bulky- and super-bulky weight yarns right here on Bluprint.

Cascade Superwash 128 yarn

Cascade Superwash 182

If you’re going for something soft and warm, this yarn is perfect! Plus, it’s superwash so you don’t have to worry about stains. Contributor Nguyen Le designed a beautiful tech case for Chunky Knits using this yarn.

Buy the Cascade Superwash 128 yarn here.
Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick yarn

Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

The versatility of this yarn is obvious when you consider the different projects from the book that use this yarn. From a valance for your window to boot cuffs and even a tote, this super-bulky yarn can tackle any project. Check out the neon colors, too!

Buy Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick here.
Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Bulky yarn

Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky

Maria Naslund, designer of the beautiful Melegrana Capelet and Hat, used the superwash version of this yarn to knit both the capelet and a gorgeous hat in a complementary color. The wool offers warmth, while the mohair gives your project a lofty look.

Buy Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky here.
Cascade Magnum yarn

Cascade Magnum Paints

Contributor Brenda Lavell designed a gorgeous cowl for Chunky Knits in a solid-color of this yarn. Because the yarn is so thick, you’ll be able to knit up Brenda’s cowl — or any other project — in no time. The mutli-colored Paints will turn even the plainest knitting stitch into a work of art.

Buy the Cascade Magnum Paints yarn here.

Don’t forget to enter to win a free copy of Chunky Knits in the giveaway!

Didn’t win the giveaway? No worries! You can order Chunky Knits here!

What’s your favorite way to use chunky knit patterns?

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