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50+ Free Super Bulky Knitting Patterns

Check out these free bulky yarn knitting patterns and prepare for an extra warm and cozy winter.

By: Kathryn Abrams, Editor,
Updated December 28, 2022
Super Bulky Knitting Patterns

When the cold is rattling your bones, the last thing you want to be is unprepared. The good news is these super bulky knitting patterns that use weight 6 yarn will keep you feeling nice and cozy all season long.

These free knitting patterns using super bulky weight yarn (or super chunky yarn, if you're in the UK) are the perfect way to wrap yourself in warmth on the coldest of days.

From knit sweaters to scarfs to hats and everything in between, we've rounded up the best oversized patterns for all skill levels. There's nothing better than pulling on an extra comfortable piece of clothing or accessory when you feel a bit of a chill and all of these super chunky knitting patterns can be likened to being enveloped in a warm hug.

Not only is super bulky yarn extra warm, but if you've ever knitted with this yarn, you'll know that it makes patterns go by in a jiffy! The thickness of the yarn and the larger needle sizes required make the gauge of these patterns extra wide and tall, so you'll get a decently sized pattern in no time.

Plus: Check out our Guide to Yarn Weights

Super Bulky Knit Scarf Patterns

Check out these super bulky knit scarf patterns and prepare to be in awe of their coziness and cuteness. Free knit scarf patterns are a great way to practice your skills and create a functional accessory all at the same time. Whether you prefer the traditional or infinity style, there is truly something for everyone when you use super chunky weight yarn to knit a scarf. Check out our top picks for ultimate warmth below.

Super Bulky Knit Hat Patterns

When you want to make sure your head stays extra warm when you're out and about on a cold weather day, it's best to reach for something made with super chunky weight yarn. These cozy knit hats are a great way to ensure your ears are fully covered and since most of your body heat is lost through your head, it's especially important to keep this part of your body properly protected from the elements. With so many colors and styles to choose from, the most difficult part of the process will be trying to decide which super chunky hat to knit first.

Super Bulky Knit Afghans and Blanket Patterns

There's nothing better than cozying up by the fire or settling in on the couch under a super chunky knit afghan or blanket. The heavy feeling that comes with a thicker yarn provides instant warmth and comfort. Plus, these free knitting patterns add a nice touch to your home decor if you choose to drape one over your sofa or armchair. Whether you prefer cables or a more subtle texture, you can't go wrong with any of the super bulky knits below. Plus, if you're feeling extra generous, an oversized blanket makes a great gift for a loved one.

Super Bulky Baby Knitting Patterns

If you love knitting for babies, you're in for a real treat with these super bulky weight patterns. From baby blankets to hats and everything in between, it's especially important to keep your little one wrapped up and warm on blustery days. Whether you're knitting for your own child, grandchild, or a friend's baby, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy in this collection of super chunky knitting patterns. Browse the options below and then get to work creating a fun pattern your little angel is sure to love.

Other Super Bulky Knitting Patterns

When you think of free knitting patterns with super bulky yarn, you might automatically think about oversized scarves, super cozy hats, and extra thick blankets. However, there are many types of wonderful knit accessories you can make with super chunky weight yarn beyond the more traditional realm. For instance, what about a pair of handmade mittens or a chic headband? Have you ever considered knitting a small bag to corral all your odds and ends? When it comes to thick yarn, the possibilities are seemingly endless!

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These patterns are great! I love the look of bulky yarn, plus it knits up super quick.


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