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Super Bulky Yarn Knitting Patterns

by | Jul 21, 2016 | Super Bulky, Yarn Specific

Knitting Patterns for Super Bulky or Super Chunky Yarn. Most patterns are free. Super bulky and super chunky yarn make for quick projects, but I've found it a challenge to find patterns that work well with the properties of such thick yarn. So I've collected knitting patterns specifically designed for super bulky yarn including sweaters, afghans, baby projects, accessories, and more. 
Super bulky and super chunky yarn make for quick projects, but I’ve found it a challenge to find patterns that work well with the properties of such thick yarn. So I’ve collected knitting patterns specifically designed for super bulky yarn including sweaters, afghans, baby projects, accessories, and more.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Cozy Car Coat

Cozy Car Coat

This easy cardigan jacket by Heather Lodinsky knits up quickly in super bulky yarn. I always wanted one of these!

Free Knitting Pattern for Trellis and Tassels Afghan

Trellis and Tassels Afghan

Super bulky Bernat Blanket Yarn gets dimension from cushiony raspberry stitches and color from surface slip stitches.

Free Knitting Pattern for Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

This easy casual cardigan by Alexandra Tavel for Two of Wands knits up quickly in super bulky yarn. S/M and L/XL

Free Knitting Pattern for Priyome Hat

Priyome Hat

This easy hat uses just one ball of the recommended super bulky yarn. Designed by Emily Nora O’Neil

Free knitting pattern for Cushy Cables Knit Blanket and more cable throw knitting patterns

Cushy Cables Knit Blanket

Designed for Bernat, this cable throw knits up fast with super bulky yarn. Approx. 54″ x 60″

Free Knitting Pattern for Collared Shawl in Super Bulky Yarn

Collared Shawl

Jodi Snyder designed this easy shawl with a cozy stylish collar that’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Easy Bag clutch in super bulky yarn

Anything Pouch

Mama in a Stitch created this easy pouch pattern knit in broken rib stitch with super bulky yarn. Great stash buster!

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy 2 Row Repeat Boat Neck Poncho

Easy Boat Neck Poncho

Easy poncho pattern is knit sideways in a 2-row 4-stitch repeat that looks great in multi-color yarn. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. 5 sizes from small to xx-large. Designed by Michele Maks for Red Heart.

Free Knitting Pattern Cuddle Up Baby Cardigan

Cuddle Up Baby Cardi

Need a quick shower gift? This cowl collared cardigan sweater by Lorna Miser for Red Heart is an easy-to-knit gift for a special baby. Sizes 6 months to 24 months.

Free knitting pattern for Heart Baby Blanket in super bulky yarn

Heart Baby Blanket

Sarah Patterson’s baby blanket is quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for romantic capelet and other knitting patterns inspired by Claire's time travels

Romantic Capelet

Cathy Payson designed Red Heart’s version of Claire’s capelet. Sizes from X-Small to XX-Large. Knit in super bulky for a quick, cozy project.

Free knitting pattern for Boat Neck Poncho - Beginner pattern in super bulky yarn.

Boat Neck Poncho

This easy beginner pattern by Cathy Payson for Red Heart features super bulky yarn, a simple shape and easy stitch pattern to make a quick fashion statement.

Free Knitting Pattern for Aspen Knit Bag

Aspen Knit Bag

This roomy purse from Mama In a Stitch couldn’t be simpler — just knit a large rectangle in double seed stitch, fold, and seam! Even better, it’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein City Chic Hat

City Chic Hat

This easy hat only takes one skein of yarn and is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Nancy J. Thomas

Free Knitting Pattern for Bulky Lace Cowl

Bulky Lace Cowl

This cowl from NobleKnits is knit in a super bulky ombre yarn that works up in just a few hours. The easy 4 row lace repeat is a perfect first lace project.

Free knitting pattern for Big Cables Throw afghan in super bulky yarn

Big Cables Throw

Laura Bain designed this easy cable afghan for Red Heart that’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Cirriform Cardigan in super bulky yarn and more draped front cardigan knitting patterns

Cirriform Cardigan

This top-down raglan sweater features long asymmetrical fronts in macro lace, and a small lace diamond on the upper back. The designer, Emma Welform, used Berroco Kodiak, and recommends that your yarn choice be lightweight and lofty. Sizes 35.75 [40, 44.5, 48.75, 53.25, 58.75, 63.05] inches

Free Knitting Pattern Cabled Pocket Shawl in super bulky yarn

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Cabled Pocket Shawl

JoAnne Zoller Wagner’s shawl is the perfect combination of coziness and practicality. Great quick gift!

Free knitting pattern for Baby Bunting Bag in seed stitch

Hazelnut Bunting Bag

This sleep sack by DROPS design features a hood and buttoned front in seed stitch. A quick project in super bulky yarn. Sizes 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4) years

Free knitting pattern for Bow Head Bow Headband and more headband knitting patterns

“Bow Head” Bow Headband

Lauren Riker designed this headband with instructions for knitting with either circular or straight needles. She also has a video tutorial.

Free knitting pattern for Lara's Cowl hood and more hood knitting patterns

Lara’s Cowl

Red Heart’s large cowl easily converts into a hood and is a quick cozy knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Long Coat in super bulky yarn

Long Coat

Yarnspirations designed this pattern with sizes from S through 5XL. Super bulky yarn makes this a quick, plush project.

Free knitting pattern for Puff Daddy pouf knitted stool

Puff Daddy Pouf

This knitted stool by Pickles is knit with super bulky yarn on size 15 needles and stuffed with duves. Circumference 70″ and Height 16″, but there are variations for smaller versions with different stitches.

Free Knitting Pattern for I'm the Dude Jacket and more knitting patterns for men

I’m the Dude Jacket

Yarnspirations’ jacket inspired by the Big Lebowski features a fair isle pattern. Sizes from XS through 5XL.

Free Knitting Pattern for Darice Market Tote

Darice Farmers Market Tote

This tote is easy and a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Bag measures 17” inches tall and 14” inches wide. Designed by Jessica Reeves Potasz of Mama in a Stitch. The web version is free and the printable pdf is available on Etsy.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting pattern Misti Brioche Honeycomb Sweater

Misti Brioche Honeycomb Sweater

I love this design! This dramatic sweater by Karen Clements features dramatic kimono sleeves knit in super bulky yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Infinity Cable Blanket

Infinity Cable Blanket

Can be knit with super bulky yarn 2 strands held together or worsted weight 4 strands held together.

Knitting Pattern for Undone Pullover

Undone Pullover

Cozy long-sleeved sweater features zippers for fun. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Finished bust measurements are 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58)”.

Knitting Pattern for Oodles Basket

Oodles Basket

Easy pattern and quick project in super bulky yarn. 28″ around x 9″ high

Twiggy Cardigan Knitting Pattern in Super Bulky Yarn

Twiggy Cardigan

Top-down super bulky sweater with a funnel neck and chunky garter stitch cuffs and hem. SIZES To Fit Bust: 28(30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48)in 71(76, 81.5, 86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122)cm

  • Knitting Pattern for Lovikka Hat, Scarf, Mittens Set

    Lovikka Hat, Scarf, Mittens Set

    This pattern set is quick knit in super bulky yarn and was inspired by Lena Skvagerson’s childhood in Sweden.

Knitting pattern for Sleepy Owl Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Sleepy Owl Baby Blanket

Designed for Amanda Hatcher, cables form owl motifs in this baby blanket. Size 28” X 28” in super chunky

Free knitting pattern for Pouf / Footstool / Ottoman you can finish in a couple of hours

Arm Knit Fabulous Floor Pouf

Arm knit this ottoman in a couple of hours with super bulky yarn. The pouf is 24″ x 24″.

Leif Slipover sweater with hood knitting pattern and more hood and hoodie knitting patterns

Leif Slipover

Adrienne Larsen designed this slipover vest that features cables and a hood. Sizes 32½ (35½ , 39½ , 44½ , 49½, 51½ )” bust circumference.

Knitting pattern for Kinvara Shawl

Kinvara Shawl

The pattern is only 4 rows of basic knitting stitches repeated until you reach the required length. This makes it a very enjoyable knitting experience and VERY satisfying as it’s quick and easy but with beautiful results.

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Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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