18 Ways Knitting Can Be Fun: Chunky Knit Blanket Ideas and More

Does the idea of making your own chunky knit blanket in a unique style get you feeling excited? Still, if you don’t know how to knit then you might think that this is going to be too difficult a project to attempt. Fortunately, there are some excellent tips that help you to get the perfect knitted blanket and other interesting knitted items. Give these fantastic ideas a try and you will soon have some cute new decorative items in your home and a new skill to boot.

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No Needles Needed, Just Your Fingers

Guess what? You no longer need to use needles to knit blankets. While there are also arm knit blanket techniques, this idea simply requires you to use your fingers to

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chunky knit blanket ideas

Make an Arm Knit Blanket

Another option for knitting a blanket without needles is by using your arm. It might sound strange, but it definitely produces excellent results in very little time, as

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Arm Knit Blanket

Find the Perfect Size of Needle (Or Pole)

What if you want to take the traditional approach and use needles to make a chunky blanket to be proud of? In this case, finding the perfect size needle is the first

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Perfect Size chunky knit blanket

Knit a Cute Cushion

A knitted cushion can work wonders in brightening up any part of the house immediately. This model is even better because it comes with some eye-catching, colorful

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Knit a Cushion

Use the Diagonal Basket Weave for a Chunky Knit Blanket

Choosing the right type of stitch is vital if you want to get a chunky knit blanket to enjoy and treasure for years to come. The diagonal basketweave approach is

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Chunky Knit Blanket

Make Your Own Christmas Stockings

Once you start knitting, you will discover that the sky is the limit. There is no need to stop at blankets and cushions, as it is possible to knit all sorts of exciting

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knit Christmas Stockings

Add Tassels to an Existing Knitted Blanket

What if you lack the time or the patience to make a brand new chunky knit blanket completely from scratch? Well, a different approach is to add a nice touch to an

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Tassels on a Knitted Blanket

Make the Move to Crochet

Many people are uncertain about taking the next step from knitting and starting to crochet. Is it really that difficult to make this transition to a new way of creating

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Crochet chunky blanket

Make a Pillow Too

Why not use the same simple techniques used here to get a quality knitted pillow as well? This can work perfectly together with a matching knitted blanket in the same

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knit a pillow

Use the Right Type of Material

Choosing the right material is an important starting point for learning how to knit a blanket. Choose wisely and you are far more likely to get a tremendous end product

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DIY chunky knit blanket

Make a Knitted Baby Blanket

Making a knitted baby blanket or a blanket for an older child is one of the most satisfying ways of using your time wisely to make something useful. There are many

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chunky knit baby blanket

Use a Blanket Ladder

Once you have created some cool knitted blankets, where will you put them to show them off to the best possible effect? A blanket ladder is a smart way of making them

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chunky knit blanket ladder

Make Your Vases More Interesting

Knitting skills can be used to create far more than just knitted blankets and cushions over time. For example, what about knitting vase covers that you use for neat

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chunky knit planters

Knit a Pumpkin Patch

You can also knit other decorative items that add unique points of interest. If you love pumpkins then you can knit these by using double threads knitted as one by

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Knit Pumpkins

Knit Your Own Christmas Wreath

Your knitting ability can also be a huge advantage when it comes to getting hold of the perfect Christmas decorations. This wreath uses the same finger-knitting technique

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Knit a Christmas Wreath

Create Fall Leaves

Another creative project worth looking at, this involves knitting fall leaves for a wonderfully homely feel. You certainly don’t need advanced knitting skills to carry

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knit fall leaves

Knit Some Conversation Heart Coasters

This is another knitting project that is a lot easier than making a chunky knit blanket. These little coasters with cute phrases are perfect for adding some fun to your

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Knitted Conversation Heart Coasters

Give Your Candles Some Cozies

We all know that candles add a very special atmosphere in any space. Yet, you might be surprised to see that they can be made even more appealing just by knitting some

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chunky knit candle cozies