Scrap Cowl scarf. This (FREE!) pattern here on my blog is meant to help you work through some of that yarn that’s been hiding in your closet, under your bed (or wherever you keep your yarn stash!) while also making beautiful, cozy gifts for friends or family! To create it, you will hold 4 strands of DK or Light Worsted Yarn (3) together and use a size 15-16mm hook!
Triple Luxe Cowl by All About Ami. In my opinion, this list would not be complete without this (FREE!) scarf pattern from All About Ami! I was one of the very first infinity scarves I ever made and it was the inspiration for the super chunky scarves I still make today (and also inspired my love for the Half Double Crochet stitch!). The pattern calls for chunky (5) yarn and a 10mm hook but you can also up it to super bulky yarn (6) and a 12-15mm hook easily!
SUPER chunky scarves! This scarf is the chunkiest, coziest scarf I have ever made/designed (it is also the first video “crochet-a-long” I have ever done). You can find parts ONE and TWO on my blog post here and on my IGTV channel on Instagram! You’ll need about 4 skiens of super bulky yarn (6) & a 25mm (US 50) Hook!!
Meditation Wrap. These may take a teeny bit longer to complete but they make a beautiful heirloom quality gift! These triangle wraps can be worn wrapped over the shoulders as shown here, or wrapped like a scarf. I always sell out of these at my holiday markets and they are OH SO COZY! You will need super bulky (6) yarn and a P (15/16mm) OR a Q (19-20mm) hook!
Fingerless Gloves. These gloves make a great, quick gift! They’ve always been best sellers at my shows & loved gifts to friends and family! Bonus? All you need is one skien of super bulky (6) yarn & an 11.5-12mm hook.
Simple Cozy Mittens! I wanted a super simple pattern for some full mittens that would work up quick and this is the result! These beautiful (beginner friendly) mittens are worked from the top down and created a beautiful ribbed pattern with only HDC & Single crochet stitches! You will only need one skien of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & quick to similar super bulky (6) yarn and a 10mm hook to create them!
Chunky Bonnet–for kids and adults! This super cute (and beginner friendly) bonnet was designed by the lovely Phanessa of Designs by Phanessa! The pattern calls for super bulky (6) yarn, a size US N/9mm hook and even includes video tutorials to help guide you through the pattern!
The Super Simple Pom Pom Hat! You’ll be churning these out once you realize how quick and easy (and beautiful!!!) these crocheted hats are to make! I have made hundreds of them over the years for craft shows and they have remained a best seller and one of my favorite items to make! I finally wrote this pattern up & I hope you enjoy following it as much as I loved designing it!!
Super Chunky Santa Hat! This Oversized Santa Hat is an easy to follow crochet pattern that uses super bulky weight (6) yarn and is crocheted from the top down, in the round using a 15-16mm hook. It works up fast so it will be ready in time for your holiday gathering (or Zoom Christmas Party)!
Hooded Cat Cowl! I may have made this for Halloween BUT it would be a fantastic Christmas gift made in any number of colors or even as a regular hood without the ears! This pattern is available for FREE on my blog or you can purchase the PDF on my etsy shop here! You’ll need about 2-3 skiens of super bulky yarn (6), a 19-20mm & 10mm hook!
The East Hampton Tote by Yokoo! This beginner level pattern designed by Yokoo Gibraan has detailed photographs of each step! You’ll need a Size US K10.5/6.50mm Crochet Hook for this one!
Scrunchies! These crocheted scrunchies work up quick and are great for “stash busting”! The pattern calls for lighter weight yarn (4-5) in cotton or acrylic yarn and a 6.5mm hook!
Simple Chunky Blanket by Make it Love it. Finally, a blanket pattern that is NOT intimidating for a beginner! This beautiful, chunky, beginner friendly (FREE!) blanket pattern by Make it Love it is a GREAT last minute (or first ever) blanket option if you’ve always wanted to make or gift a handmade blanket! It calls for super bulky (6) yarn and a US 50 (25.00mm) hook! She calls for 10 skeins of Big Twist Natural Blend yarn (2 skeins of each color) but you can also use my personal favorite, Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick OR if Michals Brand Cozy Wool!
Christmas Stockings (Hung with Care) by Naturally Nora Crochet. OMG These chunky Christmas Stockings are BEAUTIFUL! This (FREE!) pattern calls for super bulky (6) yarn and a 10mm crochet hook! This free tutorial is for the Striped Stocking shown in the center.
Christmas Stockings by Designs by Phanessa! Another beginner friendly Christmas stocking pattern by Phanessa! Worked in super bulky (6) yarn, this is another fun stocking pattern that’s simple to follow (and includes video tutorials) for any beginner! Plus it works up fast, perfect for that last minute gift or to hang on your own mantle!
Chunky Crochet Slippers by TeezTopperz! These Simple Slippers are a super quick and easy slipper pattern that includes instructions for ladies size 6, 7, 8 and 9. You will require roughly one skein of super bulky (5-6) weight yarn and a size 9mm/N hook.
Super Chunky (& Super Simple!) Winter Vest! Named for Harry Potter’s, Moaning Myrtle (I have been on quite a Harry Potter Kick this year), this is a fantastic little vest pattern for both beginners & experienced crocheters who like projects that work up in just a few hours/days! The pattern uses simple crochet stitches and since it’s created using two strands of yarn held together and a jumbo 25mm (US 50) hook, it will take you next to no time to complete it! The pattern is written with sizing for S, M, L & XL and has plenty of photos to guide you!
Crocheted Nesting Baskets by Drift Knitwear. This pattern is for the cutest little nesting bowls you’ve ever seen!! She also has a few other fun basket patterns in her shop as well as a sweet little coffee cup cozy pattern!
The Beginner Sweater Bundle! If you’ve ever thought to yourself “I’ll never have the time/patience/ability/etc to crochet a sweater, this pattern bundle is for YOU!!! I used to feel the SAME way about crocheted sweaters and cardigans and decided to create beginner friendly patterns that are not only simple, but also quick to make with plenty of photos to guide you through the process!! You CAN make a sweater—more than one in fact! So check out this winter sweater bundle that includes both of my beginner friendly sweater patterns, The Luna Cardigan and the Weasley Sweater!! You’ll need about 5-8 skiens for either project (depending on the size you make) of super bulky (6) yarn & a 15-16mm hook!
I hope you guys find something you can make for the special people on your list (or for yourself)! You can always connect with me on Instagram and I would love for you to tag me so I can see your beautiful creations! Need help finding larger hooks for your chunky creations? Be sure to check out my guide to jumbo hooks here!!
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