I love blankets! I am so excited to share this Arm Knit throw. I have seen similar throws at Pottery Barn and knew I could recreate one myself for a lot less!
Blankets make the house feel cozy and they are highly sought after around the house. I have been knitting for years and it just seemed a like a fun project to take on. I’m no knitting expert but I can do the basics which is all you need to know to make this blanket along with a bunch of yarn.
So I put together three quick videos which are very basic but give you the idea of how it works. If you knit this should come pretty easy!
I used the Biggie Yarn by Loops & Threads I found at Michael’s. Not sure if they carry it anymore. *Here is something similar on Amazon. You would need approximately 6 skeins.
If you knit this should be an easy project! If not, I still think it’s pretty simple! I purchased 6 six skeins of the yarn in white. It’s a super bulky yarn acrylic yarn.
I cast on 18 stitches which about all I had room for. I used the entire six skeins. My finished blanket measures about 40″ x 50″. It’s a good size. I was surprised at how warm the blanket is. I wasn’t sure with the large loops if it would be warm but it’s already a favorite!
Next time I would probably squeeze 2-4 more stitches on my arm to make it a bit wider. And if you’re tall you can always just add another skein or two of yarn to make it longer.
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Looking for another great knitting project? Try the easy Granny’s knitted cloths. You can read that post here.