How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit A Chunky Blanket? (Answers – 6 Sizes)

Our included yarn calculation tables give you the quick answers to the question – How much yarn do I need to knit a chunky blanket. No running out of yarn!

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Note: This is a rough estimate, and it varies depending on so many factors like yarn weight, tension, the knit stitch pattern, the knitting needles size and blanket size.

If you do ribbing, cabling, pattern stitches like lace knitting or colorwork knitting techniques, add 10% more yarn to the yardage estimates outlined below.

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How Much Yarn Do I Need To Knit A Chunky Blanket?

Here’s a handy guide for with the info about how much yarn for a chunky blankets in a range of sizes, when knitting with a chunky weight #6 yarn.

For A Chunky Baby Blanket

Baby Blanket Chunky Yarn Estimates
With Paintbox Simply Super Chunky (#6)

Final Size (In)

36 x 45 inches

Final Size (Cms)

91 x 114 cms

Estimated Yardage

650 yards

Estimated Meterage

594 meters

Estimated Ounces

35 oz

Estimated Grams

933 gms

Estimated Skeins

10 skeins

For A Chunky Throw Blanket

Throw Blanket Chunky Yarn Estimates
With Paintbox Simply Super Chunky (#6)

Final Size (In)

54 x 60 inches

Final Size (Cms)

137 x 152 cms

Estimated Yardage

1296 yards

Estimated Meterage

1185 meters

Estimated Ounces

70 oz

Estimated Grams

1895 gms

Estimated Skeins

20 skeins

For A Chunky Twin Size Blanket

Twin Blanket Chunky Yarn Estimates
With Paintbox Simply Super Chunky (#6)

Final Size (In)

66 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

168 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

2376 yards

Estimated Meterage

2173 meters

Estimated Ounces

126 oz

Estimated Grams

3572 gms

Estimated Skeins

36 skeins

For A Chunky Full Size Blanket

Full Blanket Chunky Yarn Estimates
With Paintbox Simply Super Chunky (#6)

Final Size (In)

80 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

203 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

2880 yards

Estimated Meterage

2633 meters

Estimated Ounces

154 oz

Estimated Grams

4366 gms

Estimated Skeins

44 skeins

For A Chunky Queen Size Blanket

Queen Blanket Chunky Yarn Estimates
With Paintbox Simply Super Chunky (#6)

Final Size (In)

90 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

229 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

3240 yards

Estimated Meterage

2963 meters

Estimated Ounces

175 oz

Estimated Grams

4961 gms

Estimated Skeins

50 skeins

For A Chunky King Size Blanket

King Blanket Chunky Yarn Estimates
With Paintbox Simply Super Chunky (#6)

Final Size (In)

108 x 90 inches

Final Size (Cms)

274 x 229 cms

Estimated Yardage

3880 yards

Estimated Meterage

3548 meters

Estimated Ounces

182 oz

Estimated Grams

5160 gms

Estimated Skeins

52 skeins

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How Many Yards Of Yarn For A Chunky Blanket?

Here’s how many yards for a chunky blanket depending on the size you choose.

  • Baby Blanket – 650 yards
  • Throw Blanket – 1296 yards
  • Twin Blanket – 2376 yards
  • Full Blanket – 2880 yards
  • Queen Blanket – 3240 yards
  • King Blanket – 3880 yards

How Many Skeins Of Yarn For A Chunky Blanket?

Here’s how many skeins for a chunky blanket depending on the size you choose.

  • Baby Blanket – 10 skeins
  • Throw Blanket – 20 skeins
  • Twin Blanket – 36 skeins
  • Full Blanket – 44 skeins
  • Queen Blanket – 50 skeins
  • King Blanket – 52 skeins

How Many Ounces Of Yarn For A Chunky Blanket?

Here’s how many ounces for a chunky blanket depending on the size you choose.

  • Baby Blanket – 35 oz
  • Throw Blanket – 70 oz
  • Twin Blanket – 126 oz
  • Full Blanket – 154 oz
  • Queen Blanket – 175 oz
  • King Blanket – 182 oz

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

Jodie Morgan - (Author and Founder)

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Lives In: Chiang Mai, Thailand


Author: Jodie Morgan is a passionate knitter and blogger with 40+ years of experience currently living in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Taught by her mother and wonderful grandmother “Mama”, she fell in love with crafting from a young age. When she’s not knitting, you’ll find her enjoying a cup of coffee with cream, or sharing helpful resources and tips with the online knitting community. Please say hello, or see what she's making on Ravelry.

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