Is chunky yarn the same as bulky?
The difference between “bulky” and “chunky” yarn is primarily just be a difference in terminology. Yarn size 5 is most often referred to as “bulky” in the U.S. and “chunky” in the UK. However, some brands in the US refer to size 5 yarn as “chunky” and size 6 yarn as “bulky”.
What needles for chunky wool?
What size needles should I use for chunky wool? A pattern using chunky wool will generally need large needles. Around 7 – 8 mm is average, while 5.5 – 6 mm will give you a tighter fabric. Super chunky wool, which is ideal for making a very thick blanket, will need even bigger needles.
Can I use chunky wool instead of double knit?
Yarn Thickness For the best results replace a DK yarn with a DK, a chunky with a chunky etc. It is possible to adapt a pattern for a different thickness of yarn, it will need quite a bit of maths and rewriting, so you might be better looking for a similar pattern for the thickness of yarn you have.
Are cable knit hats easy to make?
Cable knit hat patterns are so cute! Many may avoid this knitting pattern for the cables look somewhat complicated, but you must try them. They are really fun to make, and with our easy methods displayed, it will be effortlessly accessible.
What is an easy cable scarf?
This easy cable scarf features an 8 row repeat pattern that includes a central nine-stitch cable bordered by twisted stitches and garter stitch. The DK weight yarn is held doubled throughout knitting this scarf, creating a chunky weight that works up quickly. Designed by Jessica Gore. Extra large scarf knit in seed stitch and a 10 row repeat cable.
How many stitches are in a cable scarf?
This easy cable scarf features an 8 row repeat pattern that includes a central nine-stitch cable bordered by twisted stitches and garter stitch. The DK weight yarn is held doubled throughout knitting this scarf, creating a chunky weight that works up quickly.
What is an all-over cable scarf?
An all-over cable pattern is framed by a cable braid edge in this scarf by Patons. Quick knit in bulky yarn.