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.