Super Bulky Yarn Knitting Patterns
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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.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Cozy Car Coat
This easy cardigan jacket by Heather Lodinsky knits up quickly in super bulky yarn. I always wanted one of these!
Trellis and Tassels Afghan
Super bulky Bernat Blanket Yarn gets dimension from cushiony raspberry stitches and color from surface slip stitches.
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
This easy hat uses just one ball of the recommended super bulky yarn. Designed by Emily Nora O’Neil
Cushy Cables Knit Blanket
Designed for Bernat, this cable throw knits up fast with super bulky yarn. Approx. 54″ x 60″
Jodi Snyder designed this easy shawl with a cozy stylish collar that’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn.
Mama in a Stitch created this easy pouch pattern knit in broken rib stitch with super bulky yarn. Great stash buster!
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.
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.
Heart Baby Blanket
Sarah Patterson’s baby blanket is quick knit in super bulky yarn.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Big Cables Throw
Laura Bain designed this easy cable afghan for Red Heart that’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn.
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
Cabled Pocket Shawl
JoAnne Zoller Wagner’s shawl is the perfect combination of coziness and practicality. Great quick gift!
Emma Wright designed this cozy fun slippers.
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
“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.
Red Heart’s large cowl easily converts into a hood and is a quick cozy knit in super bulky yarn.
Yarnspirations designed this pattern with sizes from S through 5XL. Super bulky yarn makes this a quick, plush project.
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.
I’m the Dude Jacket
Yarnspirations’ jacket inspired by the Big Lebowski features a fair isle pattern. Sizes from XS through 5XL.
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
Misti Brioche Honeycomb Sweater
I love this design! This dramatic sweater by Karen Clements features dramatic kimono sleeves knit in super bulky yarn.
Infinity Cable Blanket
Can be knit with super bulky yarn 2 strands held together or worsted weight 4 strands held together.
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)”.
Easy pattern and quick project in super bulky yarn. 28″ around x 9″ high
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
Hilary Smith Callis designed this shrug that is a knit quickly top down in seed stitch and super bulky yarn for Knitscene Winter 2012. 33 (36½, 40½, 44, 48, 52)” bust circumference. One warning — the photo on the pattern page is not really flattering. The photo above is the designer’s photo of her own pattern.
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.
Sleepy Owl Baby Blanket
Designed for Amanda Hatcher, cables form owl motifs in this baby blanket. Size 28” X 28” in super chunky
Arm Knit Fabulous Floor Pouf
Arm knit this ottoman in a couple of hours with super bulky yarn. The pouf is 24″ x 24″.
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.
Terry 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!