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Mega Bulky Throw – Knitting 101

Cozy up with a cup of tea, a good book and this fabulouse bulky throw this winter!

Learn how to knit with jumbo needles and mega bulky yarn in a simple stitch that highlights the texture of each stitch.

It is recommended that you know the basics but if you don’t we’ll get you up to speed on:

  • Cast On / Cast Off
  • Knit and Purl Stitch

Class Includes Best Practices:

  • Basic Tools Overview – Working with Mega Bulky Yarn and Large Needles
  • Reading a yarn label
  • Understanding a stitch pattern basics
  • Stitch guage swatch
  • Long tail cast on
  • Knitting and purling
  • Finishing closure


  • 6 to 8 Skein of Mega Bulky Yarn (15-20 Weight)
  • Circular Needles (Size 50 or recommendation on yarn label ) with 24, 30 or 36 inch wire
  • Scissors
  • Tote Bag


  • dIf you are having trouble finding tarn in thicker weights, try doubling up on yarn by knitting two bulky yarn skeins together to make a mega bulky yarn!

Supplies can be purchased at local craft and hobby stores such as Michael’s, JoAnn’s, Beverly’s in San Jose to Hobby Lobby in Morgan Hill.

Webs.com online has a Magnum yarn that wonderful to work with but may take 7 days to arrive.

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