Extra Chunky Gratitude Blanket
This super chunky knit blanket pattern is too cozy to pass up.
There's nothing better than curling up with a big chunky blanket. Make an Extra Chunky Gratitude Blanket and keep it close by all winter long. Knit afghan patterns are a fun and challenging way to show off your skills. Using Mega Bulky yarn, you can construct your own version of this warm and toasty blanket. The thick texture makes this super chunky knit blanket pattern perfect for the coldest winter months. If you have some knitting experience and want to try your hand at a bigger and better project, give this knit blanket pattern a try.
Super chunky free knitting patterns are entirely on-trend and can be expensive in the store. Quick to create and much cheaper to DIY, you will not regret learning how to knit this big and beautiful idea.
Knitting Needle Size35 or 19 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(7) Jumbo
Gauge5 sts and 7 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
Finished SizeApprox. 45" x 57" [114.5 x 144.5 cm]
- Bernat Mega Bulky (10.5 oz/300 g; 64 yds/58 m) Light Grey Heather (88046), 15 balls
Size U.S. 35 (19 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.
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How to Knit the Extra Chunky Gratitude Blanket
Cast on 55 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Knit 3 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row: K5. *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
4th row: K2. *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 5 sts. P3. K2.
5th and 6th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
7th row: K2. *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 5 sts. P3. K2.
8th row: K5. *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
Rep last 8 rows for Woven Pat until Blanket measures approx 56" [142 cm], ending on a 2nd row of pat.
Knit 3 rows (garter st).
Cast off knitwise (WS).
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Have you ever tried knitting with jumbo yarn? Love it or hate it?