Make Your Own Chunky And Cozy Winter Blankets With This Tutorial!
If you like thick woolly blankets, this video guide will take you through the process of how to make your own!
Although it looks huge, the wool rovings are so thick that the blanket doesn’t actually require many stitches or too much time to make!
Once you have felted the wool for 2 to 3 hours and let it dry overnight, the knitting process should only take another 2 to 4 hours.
You don’t have to worry off you don’t know what felting is and the video also shows you how to make custom needles large enough to handle the large strands of wool roving.
Before you get to the video tutorial, why not check out these inspiring photos which are likely to have you learning to knit in no time.
You could even make this huge snuggle-blanket which can be passed down in your family from generation to generation.
Kids love blankets!
There is nothing they enjoy more than snuggling up in a huge soft blanket!
Your blanket could be just the addition you’ve been looking for!
Use it to add an element of comfort to your living space. Be sure to choose your wool roving in a color that matches your home decor!
Your pets are likely to love the blanket too!
If you are worried about them scratching or staining it, it might be wise to make them a mini version of their own!
This blanket can be a comforter for those days when all is need is something warm and soft to snuggle with!
As the blanket is made from unspun roving, you will need to manage shedding with a lint roller or by simply picking up fluffy bits with your fingers.
Why not make your own?
Felting means attaching the ends of your wool roving together
… and you should be able to find a guide and custom pattern on Easy. Even if you can’t find some giant sewing needles like those shown here, you can make your own with PVC pipe!
See the video below for the full instructions and happy knitting!
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