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How Much Yarn To Arm Knit A Blanket?

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The Ultimate Arm Knitting Question!

How much yarn do I need for a specific sized chunky knit blanket?

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To make things SUPER easy for you I’ve put together a chart that should answer all your questions.  However I must stress that this is a general guideline. 

Everyone’s arms are different sizes and wool roving itself is different thicknesses which will result in slight differences from blanket to blanket. 

But all this being said here is the 

Let’s go!

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Here are some pictures of a few of the sizes mentioned.



Want to know where I buy my wool? 

I get my wool roving directly from THIS woollen mill.


Here’s some great synthetic yarn alternatives to wool.

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Red Hearts Irresistable Yarn is a great choice, and is an acrylic/nylon blend.  Super hand if you’re allergic to wool.  Click the picture to go there.
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Chenille yarn is another SUPER fluffy great choice if you want a synthetic yarn with gorgeous pile and bounce to it.  Click the picture to go there.
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Michaels craft stores in North America carry Loops and Threads which also works great for arm knitted projects, just use 2 strands at a time and you’ll have a gorgeous blanket!
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The Hobby Lobby (also in North America) carries this brand that many people have raved about, however some have complained that it sheds.

Have you found a great yarn place?  Share the deal with all of us in the comments below!!!

Need An Arm Knitting Blanket Tutorial?

Try one of these!

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Heart Blanket Arm Knitting Tutorial. Pretty, but a bit advanced for a beginner, but you could still do it if you go slow and patiently!
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Simple and quick baby blanket tutorial. This one is also great for beginners.
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Or you could always pop over to all my basic video tutorials in my arm knitting course.  There’s lots there to keep you busy.

Need more ideas?  You can also click the pic below and subscribe to my YouTube channel (psssst, that’s where I keep ALL my tutorials).

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Happy Arm Knitting!


Giant Chunky Wool Roving

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