I’ve been having a lot of fun with super bulky yarn lately. I wanted to find a way to knit a huge scarf without spending $100 on yarn. So I bought myself a pair of size 50 (25mm) knitting needles and got to work! I realized that if I held 2 strands of super-bulky yarn together, I could achieve the same effect as those beautiful Loopy Mango chunky knits.
I would love to get me some Loopy Mango yarn, don’t get me wrong. But after the holidays I decided that it wasn’t the right time to splurge. So for my first project, I used 2 strands of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick N Quick held together. It was a great substitute, though I have a feeling I’ll be trying out some more luxurious yarns on these huge needles soon.
You can order the needles on Amazon, and have them at your door in 2 days, which gives you enough time to finish whatever’s currently on your needles, and start this amazingly huge scarf! The cost of yarn for me was only about $16. A pretty good deal I think! So are you ready to begin? Cause I’m already knitting this baby in gray!
What you Need:
Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick n’ Quick 212 yards (2 skeins)
Yarn Needle for weaving in ends, and sewing seams
This pattern is made by using 2 strands of super bulky yarn held together.
4 sts. & 4.5 rows = 4” in stockinette st.
Co: Cast on
K – Knit
P – Purl
Bo: Bind off
With 2 strands of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick yarn held together, cast on 16 stitches. Knit the stitches that are cast on together as 1 stitch, holding the 2 strands together throughout the pattern.
Row 1: Knit all sts.
Row 2: Purl all sts.
When your scarf reaches 52 inches long, Bo. Using yarn needle, fold scarf in half and sew seam together.
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