SU­PER CHUNKY

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ALSO KNOWN AS: Su­per bulky, rov­ing NEE­DLE SIZE: 9mm or 10mm TYP­I­CAL TEN­SION: 10 sts and 12 rows AV­ER­AGE ME­TRES PER 50G: 40m ONE BALL PROJECTS (100G): Hats, cowls, peep­hole scarves The low down: Begin­ners of­ten find them­selves ir­re­sistibly drawn to su­per chunky yarn. There’s some­thing about a big squishy ball of softly spun that pulls them in and won’t let go! Rico has some great su­per chunky yarns to choose from, or you

could try Rowan’s clas­sic Big Wool, which comes in lovely, vivid colours. You may find work­ing with large nee­dles awk­ward, and it can be hard on your hands, so take reg­u­lar breaks and con­sider us­ing cir­cu­lar nee­dles to take the strain off your arms.

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