10 Chunky Knits For You To Wear And Love!


In this post, you will see 10 chunky knits for you to wear and love!

Fall is almost here and that can only mean two things warm lattes and chunky knit sweaters.

And when it comes to chunky knits the answer is simple… the chunkier the better!

Nothing is more fall appropriate than wearing a DIY cozy oversized chunky sweater with your favorite leggings and taking a walk in the park. 

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Chunky Knits On The Runway

In the last 10 years, knitwear and crochet items have been showing up all over the runway.

Brands like Chanel, Dior, Balenciaga, Miu Miu, Celine, and NET-A-PORTER have been putting out lots of knitted and crochet items in their collections. 

Wearing a chunky sweater or a cardigan can upgrade all of your outfits and make you look very stylish without putting in much effort. 

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Keep yourself warm and toasty…

Plus they are convenient if fall and winter weather comes with cold temperatures where you live. 

They can keep you warm and toasty throughout the colder seasons, they are great for layering, perfect if you are a student and you are spending all of your day outside. 

If you are looking for cool back-to-school knits check this post out – 20 Back To School Knits 

Chunky knit sweater

Knit Your Own Chunky Knits 

If you are a knitter it’s a great time to grab your favorite chunky yarn and your giant needles and make a warm chunky sweater. 

You can knit whatever your heart desires from home decor items like chunky blankets and accessories like snoods, cowls, and scarves.

Chunky knits are great for beginner knitters as it’s a lot easier to work with a super bulky yarn weight than a lightweight one.

It’s easier to grip and spot the mistakes you might have made in your work. 

If you are a complete newbie and want to make your own chunky knit with texture, it is better to start with a chunky hand knit blanket, as a garment might be a bit complicated. 

What Makes A Chunky Knit Chunky? 

The yarn’s thickness. 

Talking about yarn weights has to do more with how thick they are than how much they weigh. 

So the thicker the yarn you will choose the chunkier your knitted fabric will be. 

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What Is Arm Knitting? 

Arm Knitting is a technique of knitting where the maker uses their hands to follow the knitting process instead of knitting needles. 

The process is basically the same, you will make a slip knot, and stitches all with your hands. 

The most popular arm knits are hand-knit blankets, pet beds, cushions, and rugs. 

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Chunky knit blanket – like those made by Ohhio

The Best Yarn For Arm Knitting 

If you are looking for a yarn for your arm knitting project, bulky, super bulky, and jumbo yarns are a perfect choice. 

Especially merino wool, Peruvian wool, chenille yarn, or tube yarns made with cotton and a soft polyester filling they are ideal for arm knitting projects. 

Your finished items will be durable and machine washable.

Chunky Knits

Check out the chunky knits below and you might find your next project. 


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