5 Videos to Get You Started on Hand Knitting

By following BeCozi you've likely now learned about hand knitting - an easier technique to handle chunky yarns that we here at BeCozi pioneered when we first launched our shop three years ago. 

There are many benefits of hand knitting, ease of handling and not having to support the whole weight of your knitted project in your arms being only a few. But have you fully explored just how much you can accomplish with this awesome technique? 

Today we'd like to spotlight a few of our YouTube tutorials that can help you get started on your arm knitting journey, not to mention inspire the creativity to create something new and beautiful for your home. 

Here are our top 5 video tutorials to watch to start your hand knitting journey. 

1. How to Hand Knit Cable Chunky Chenille Blanket

Your living room blanket will never look better. Simple yet sophisticated in appearance, this lovely cable knit blanket is exactly what the home decor doctor ordered. 

Get your chunky chenille here

2. Hand Knit a Merino Wool Blanket in 30 Minutes Or Less

The most popular and the easiest to start with - knitting a simple braided Merino wool blanket. Watch our founder Larissa demonstrate the right way to cast and knit a blanket so you can start working on one of your own.

Get your yarn here.

3.  A Bed Purrfect for Your Cat 

We've surveyed the cats all over the country whose owners either made or purchased a Merino cat bed for them and the results are in - the cats love it! You'd think Merino wool was made out of catnip because your feline companion will happily sniff and even knead the bead before claiming it as their nightly resting place. 

Get your DIY kit for the cat bed here. 

4. Hand Knit with Tube Yarn

Tube yarn is sturdy and is perfect for weighted blankets or rugs. Its thickness allows you to finish a project in no time at all, too! Watch our video above to learn how to make one for yourself. 

Buy tube yarn for your blanket here

5. A Round Pillow to Love


These are so fun and quick to make! You will be making one for each room in your house in no time. Plus with all the color selections we provide, there will never be a dull moment of knitting. 

Choose from our yarns here


Whichever project you end up taking on make sure to join our Facebook group here and post your work in progress and finished product - we love seeing what you come up with! 

Happy August and BeCozi!