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For a while now, I’ve been a little bit obsessed with the thought of giant knitting projects and giant balls of yarn. I’ve seen lots of projects around the web that I’d love to make with giant knitting needles, or just my arms in fact!
Yes arm knitting is a real technique! I didn’t pay much attention to arm knitting until I came across this amazing giant knitted bunny over at Flax and Twine. Turns out it’s possible to create amazing things with our arms as well as our hands.
In this post, I’ve put together a collection of beautiful giant knit creations from talented designers on Etsy. In addition, I’ve highlighted where you can buy giant yarn to create your own enormous woolly knit projects – as I’m sure you’ll be wondering where to get hold of some.
Handmade Showcase – Giant Knitting
The first product I’m featuring is this amazing Chunky Knit Pom Pom Scarf (below) by Lauren Aston Designs. Who wouldn’t want one of these beautiful and incredibly cosy-looking scarfs to keep them warm during the colder seasons?
You can order this in over 30 colours – and you’ll get to choose the pom pom colour too! Made from super soft hypoallergenic merino wool, you can bag one of these for £60 plus shipping (worldwide shipping is available). See more photos over at Lauren Aston Designs.
Pictured below is a stunning Arm Knit Blanket / Throw by Rugs Handmade. I just love everything about this super chunky knit throw – the colour, the size and of course the fact that it’s been arm knitted!
Made from pure Australian merino wool, there are lots of colours and sizes to choose from over at Rugs Handmade. Prices start at around £32 plus shipping.
Take a look at this DIY Super Chunky Merino Wool Foldover Clutch Knit Kit by Manuosh. I saw this and thought it was such a great idea – it’s a foldover clutch bag knit kit, where you can make your own unique bag!
How cool does this look? As part of the kit, you’ll receive two skein of Manuosh Pudgy yarn, long glam knitting needles, a sewing needle, magnetic snaps, a pattern and a Manuosh Project Tote to keep it all in.
Do you know a beginner knitter who would love this as a gift? This kit is priced at around £65 plus shipping (worldwide shipping available). Check it out over at Manuosh on Etsy.
Where to Buy Giant Yarn and Knitting Needles!
There are a number of stockists all over the web as you can imagine, but as I like to support small businesses, I’ve featured a few from the Etsy designers above. The first batch of giant wool products is from Lauren Aston Designs.
This is a UK supplier that ships worldwide. You can buy these in all sorts of different weights and colours. Prices start from £50 plus shipping. Click the image below to browse the full range in Lauren’s shop!
Rugs Handmade also sell a range of giant yarn products too. Check out these 1kg merino wool balls below in lovely autumnal colours. Rugs Handmade is based in Ukraine and ships to select countries, including the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. Prices are around £35 plus shipping.
As well as supplying giant knitting kits like the clutch bag above, Manuosh offer a great range of giant knitting needles which you can see here.
I’ve featured an example below – super glam giant knitting needles that have Swarovski crystal flowers on the ends! I’m sure I would actually complete a knitting project if I had a pair of these to work with! Manuosh also have an extensive range of ethically-produced yarn available too.
I hope you enjoyed this showcase post. I would really love a giant knit throw for the end of my bed – and maybe another one to drape along the back of my sofa!
Thank you to the above designers / suppliers on Etsy who have kindly given me permission to feature them for this post. Please do check out each of their shops above. I found it hard to pick just a few products to feature because they are all so beautiful!
Have you tried giant knitting yourself before? What did you make?
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*Image sources – all images received with permission from the individual designers featured in this post. Vertical graphic created by Craftaholique.