YspeopleExplore tab

How to: Arm-knit a chunky blanket


About Maxine

Ys editor-in-chief ... and campaigner of your causes.

If you have a problem that our Ys community should know about, or some heartwarming news that needs to be shared, I'm listening!

You can email me here.


They are the must-haves of this year's cosy home design trend - big, chunky knitted wool blankets and throws.

But rather than splurging hundreds of dollars buying one, why not knit it yourself?

It's so easy to arm-knit a chunky blanket in a weekend.

It's so easy to arm-knit a chunky blanket in a weekend. Picture: YouTube

And you don't even need knitting needles, or any real knitting experience.

Just think of the joyous faces of your loved ones after they've been gifted with one of these gorgeous blankets, made with love by your own hands - and arms.

For the full instructional video, with all the information you need to get started, check out the YouTube video below.

How to Arm Knit a Blanket - Easy Knit Tutorial for Beginners


And for those readers with any tips on this project, or suggestions for future How To posts, please share your thoughts in the comments below.

Oh, and if you do get inspired to knit one of these blankets, please send us photos of your finished project. We'd all love to see them and a selection of the best will be published.  

Meanwhile, happy arm-knitting! 

Banner 1
| Your rating
No ratings yet


Related stories

If you come up with any pearls, make sure you send them in! (Image: Shutterstock).

Else>>>ofound wisdom from the shower

In the third of this series, we take a look at some of the profound shower wisdsom sweeping the internet.

Community Humour Philosophy
Expand
11 months ago
(Pastimes)
I'm dying of laughter!.

These fabulous puns have groan on me

Everybody loves a good pun, don't they?

Expand
11 months ago
(Pastimes)
Off the chain.

Strap yourself in, hang on for the ride

Strap yourself in, hang on for the ride, dirt’s gonna fly, ground’s gonna shake tonight.

Auto Technology Hobbies
Expand
11 months ago
(Pastimes)
giggle at the cleverness of these one liners.

17 clever one-liners to lighten the mood

If you're ever chasing a good one-liner, just tell them one of these.

Culture Humour
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)
It has GT looks but a cruiser feel.

Don't tell anyone this Lexus is not a performance car

Despite confirmation of its sports luxury aspirations from its refined chassis, the Lexus IS 300 is foremost a cruise and...

Auto Technology Hobbies
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)
These quotes will have you rolling in positivity.

Because life itself is a quotation

Feed your mind, soul and funny bone with this thought-provoking collection of quotes.

Humour Philosophy
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)
No slouch for a naked sports bike.

Once upon a time...

In a land far away, Italian bike brand Aprilia created the Shiver, a 750cc motorcycle with a 90-degree twin engine.

Auto Technology Hobbies
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)
Time to let your mind run free.

Mindblowing wisdom from the shower

People are having so many ''lightbulb moments'' in the shower, that we've written a second post about them.

Community Humour Philosopophy
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)
Cute in the automotive kind of way… the 2018 Peugeot 3008 GT.

Forget everything you know about this Pug

We're not talking about the cute doggy variety of Pug here, we're talking about the 3008 from French car maker Peugeot.

Auto Technology Hobbies
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)
These subtle actions could make someone incredibly frustrated!.

Nine ways to subtly mess with people

Hilarious and subtle ways to mess with people's heads.

Relationships Humour
Expand
12 months ago
(Pastimes)

Message board

Derek, 8 months ago:
I am great
George, 8 months ago:
What's up Thomas?
George, 8 months ago:
Messages are now updated in real time on other browsers.
Thomas, 8 months ago:
Hello
Thomas, 9 months ago:
Great!
DJC, 9 months ago:
Groovy!
George, 9 months ago:
Message board active from June 2018

Have your say!

Your Great Australians

Trending stories
They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

Is your toby jug worth a fortune?

Did you know that some of...

(Nostalgia) 8 months ago
When it comes to great bloggers you can connect with, this list has you covered.

20 mature bloggers worth following

Looking for Australian...

(Entertainment & Culture) Almost 2 years ago

Ripper dad jokes get a laugh

Here's my pick of some of...

(Love & Relationships) Over 2 years ago
These shelter pups can now wait for new families in style.

Good news to restore your faith in humanity

With all the negative news,...

(Kindness) 11 months ago
The author believes the merger of many charities would be in the best interests of the needy.

Why do charities exist?

Should charities exist for...

(Kindness) Almost 2 years ago
Weekly Poll
Photographic memories
Hizgg0vzzqvwc9xicknk
It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.