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Chunky Yarns Taking Over

It's a cold and rainy day which makes me want to start working on a chunky knit project or two.  After all, can any knitter have just one project going on at a time?  Not this guy.  We are getting more and more great chunky and bulky yarns in stock!!  With each new shipment, I find another must have yarn.  Here are a few projects I would be excited to cast on in one of our awesome new arrivals: 

The Malabrigo Rasta in the above photo would make some amazing projects.  Maybe a nice Drop Stitch Cowl? Or you could take three skeins and make a great Radiant Circle Throw using size 17 needles.  This is a simply scrumptious yarn that is taunting me to knit something fun and super chunky.

Maybe the Rasta is a little too chunky for your taste but, the Malabrigo Chunky might be just right.  I am envisioning a squishy and warm Brioche Cowl knit up in a couple of fabulous colors!  This Brioche Bandana Cowl would do the trick.  I also love the idea of a simple quick to knit GAP-tastic Cowl.  Another great gift option for the man in your life is the Man Hat.  The simple stitch pattern in this hat is sure to please anyone looking for a great chunky hat.  

Now the question is, which project do I start first?  

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