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33 Chunky Knit Blankets to Snuggle Up In

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If you are looking for the perfect chunky knit blanket, look no further! These blankets are well made, affordable, and will keep you extra warm on those cold winter nights!

A classic chunky knit blanket is one of the most well-made blankets you can invest in.

They will keep you warm during any cold winter night and are also very durable.

You can hold onto them for many years and are an excellent investment for yourself or as a wonderful gift for someone you love.

You can store them anywhere you like, including your living room, on comfy chairs, and even at the end of your bed to keep your feet extra warm.

Plus, these warm blankets are also great for people who are always cold!

Where did the term chunky knit blanket get coined?

Nocturnal Knits blogger Laura Birek was the first to popularize the knit blanket trend. Soon thereafter, comfort fanatics followed her lead by sharing numerous video tutorials sharing their own instructions.

This means you too can easily jump on the chunky knit blanket-making bandwagon and at the end of the article, I’ll explain the process.

But first, if you would like to know which thick and chunky knitted blanket you should bring home or gift to someone?

I’ve rounded up 33 of my top favorite chunky knitted blankets that range from small to large, lightweight and weighted, and are ultra-chic and extra cozy.

*Prices are accurate and items are in stock as of the time of this publication. 

Enjoy!

33 Cozy Chunky Knitted blankets

(Although knitted blankets tend to be on the pricey side, I found lots under $100, keep scrolling to view them!)

 

1. Chunky Knit Blanket by ShepsWool.

Chunky Knit Blanket by ShepsWool

This blanket is perfect for a staycation. Add a book and a glass of wine to the mix and you will be in paradise. Price: $158.00, Get it here.

 

2. Anti-allergic chunky blanket by LoopStudio.

Anti-allergic chunky blanket by LoopStudio

Mustard orange is the classic go-to color for fall, especially when wrapped up warm in this knitted blanket. $57.60+, Get it here.

 

3. Chunky Knit Wool Throw Blanket By Anthropologie.

Chunky Knit Wool Throw Blanket By Anthropologie

It doesn’t matter what season it is, snuggling in with a blanket makes a better choice than running errands or going to work. This large, chunky knit blanket will do the trick. Price: $228.00, Get it here.

 

4. Chunky knit blanket by the knit beyond.

Chunky knit blanket by the knit beyond.

A classic yellow unique blanket will surely make it stand out from the rest of your blanket collection. Price: $65.00+, Get it here.

 

5. Moonchild cozy knitted throw.

Moonchild cozy knitted throw.

This multicolored large knit blanket will add just the right amount of femininity to any room. Price: $150.00, Get it here.

 

6. Sunset Chunky Knitted Blanket by wool hugs.

Chunky Knitted Blanket by wool hugs.

This rainbow sunset knitted blanket is the perfect way to add color to your home. Price: $90.00+, Get it here.

 

7. Chunky knit blanket by Sofia Ledger.

Chunky knit blanket by Sofia Ledger

Price:$51.59+, Get it here.

 

8. Red knit blanket with Merino wool and Pom poms.

Red Chunky knit blanket with Merino wool and Pom poms

A bright red knitted blanket is the perfect color to go with holiday decor. Price:$102.00+, Get it here.

 

9. Dark Rainbow Pattern Chunky Knit Blanket.

Rainbow Pattern Chunky Knit Blanket

Price: $89.00+, Get it here.

 

10. The Lesbian Pride chunky knit blanket LGBT flag.

The Lesbian Pride chunky knit blanket LGBT flag

Price: $210.00, Get it here.

 

11. Handmade Custom Chunky Knit Blankets gifts.

Handmade Custom Chunky Knit Blankets gifts.

Price: $38.00+, Get it here.

 

12. chunky fuzzy hand knit chenille throw blanket

chunky fuzzy hand knit chenille throw blanket

Price: $71.99, Get it here.

 

13. Oscar/Oliver Luca Knit Throw Blanket in Aqua.

Oscar/Oliver Luca Chunky Knit Throw Blanket in Aqua

Price: $71.99, Get it here.

 

14. Alpine Mega Cable Sherpa Back Throws.

Alpine Mega Cable Sherpa Back Throws

Price: $169, Get it here.

 

 

15. Petya Winding Wave Throw by George Oliver.

Petya Winding Wave Throw by George Oliver

Price: $31.99, Get it here.

 

16. Celeste chunky wool throw, handwoven in Uruguay by the citizenry.

Celeste chunky wool throw, handwoven in Uruguay

Price: $495, Get it here.

 

17. Cotton Napper by Bearaby.

Cotton Napper by Bearaby

This knitted blanket with extra weight will help you feel calmer and sleep better. Made from organic cotton. Price: $199, Get it here.

 

18. Color block large Knit Blanket – Just Because Gift.

Chunky Knit Blanket - Just Because Gift

Price:$157.50, Get it here.

 

19. Hand Knitted Oversized Blanket by VivianLyndsey.

Hand Knitted Oversized Blanket by VivianLyndsey

Price:$270.00, Get it here.

 

20. Chunky Knit Blanket Large by VivianLyndsey.

Chunky Knit Blanket Large by VivianLyndsey

Price:$170.10, Get it here.

 

21. Handmade colorblock Knitted Blanket by Cuddlebugknits.

Handmade Chunky Knit Blanket by Cuddlebugknits

Price: $135.00, Get it here.

 

22. Funky chunky bright hand-knit blanket with tassels.

unky chunky bright hand-knit blanket with a tassel

Price: $31.19, Get it here.

 

23. Chunky knit blanket by ThejoysofcraftingCo.

Chunky knit blanket by ThejoysofcraftingCo

Price: $180.00, Get it here.

 

24. Chenille Knit Blankets and Throws by the Cozy co.

Chenille Chunky Knit Blankets and Throws

Price: $80.00+, Get it here.

 

25. Vintage Crocheted Knit Blanket With Bright Bohemian Colors.

Vintage Crocheted Blanket With Bright Bohemian Colors 

Price: $36.00, Get it here.

 

26. Colorful color block Chunky Knitted Blanket.

Colorful Chunky Knit Blanket

Price: $100.00 Get it here.

 

27. Two-Tone Personalized Chenille Blanket.

Two-Tone Personalized Chenille Blanket

Price:$77.39, Get it here.

 

28. Handmade Knit Chunky Afghan Blanket.

Handmade Knit Chunky Afghan Blanket 

Price:$170.10, Get it here.

 

29. Chanasya Knit Fluffy Soft Throw Blanket by Wayfair.

Chanasya Chunky Knit Fluffy Soft Throw Blanket

Price: $44.99, Get it here.

 

30. Velvet Napper weighted knitted blanket by Bearaby.

chic and comfy knitted chunky blanket

A velvet weighted blanket will help anyone sleep better and feel calmer. Made of sustainable eco-velvet.

Price: $289, Get it here.

 

31. Telly Knit Throw Blanket by Anthropologie.

Telly Knit Throw Blanket by Anthropologie

Price: $138.60, Get it here.

 

32. Penelope Knit Throw Blanket by Anthropologie.

Penelope Knit Throw Blanket by Anthropologie.

Price: $103.60, Get it here.

 

33. Cozy Darian Textured Striped Throw by Pottery Barn.

Cozy Darian Textured Striped Throw

Price: $199, Get it here.

 

How to make a chunky knit blanket.

If you’re looking for your next DIY home project or a fantastic indoor hobby, knitting can be the perfect weekend activity that only requires less than an hour—for both beginners and experienced knitters alike.

This type of project needs only a few simple stitches, extra-large yarn, and a knitting needle if you prefer not to use your arms.

The working yarn will then be passed through the loops as you work, and then you’ll pull it through the next loop as you work your way through the whole blanket. Keep doing this until the whole blanket is complete.

What kind of needle do you need to knit a chunky blanket?

The most common type of knitting needle is a wooden one.

Smaller wooden needles are used to make smaller items such as socks, sweaters, and scarves, but not for chunky knit blankets.

Giant knitting needles are needed to make chunky knitted throws and blankets and can be purchased from stores such as Micheals, Walmart, or Amazon

Large needles are also great for making chunky knit blankets because they will be much easier to work with. They’ll also give your hands more room to grab and steer the large fabric.

So if you’re looking for a large-sized knitting needle, you can buy a jumbo needle right here.

Just remember if you choose to make a chunky knit blanket yourself, a thicker wool yarn will give you a warmer blanket. This type of wool will keep you warm during the coldest weather!

 


Final thoughts on the coziest chunky knit blanket.

After looking at all these warm blankets, or reading about the process of making your own, I think we can agree that if you make an investment in a blanket (like one of the knitted blankets listed above), you’re most likely going to hold onto it for many many years!

Additionally, making your own will also save you a good portion of your money but do keep in mind that both wool & yarn is still quite costly on their own.

But still, things considering, a soft chunky knit blanket whether made from your hands or another, is one of the most comfortable textures to wrap yourself up in whilst reading a good book on a cold rainy day.

I hope you found an awesome chunky knit blanket to either gift someone or bring home!

Author: Rebecca

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