Your question: What type of yarn should I use for a blanket?

What weight of yarn is best for a blanket?

Yarn Weight (Thickness)

Yarn Weight US Needle Size Common Uses
Medium- or worsted-weight, afghan, Aran 7–9 Sweaters, blankets, outdoor wear (hats, scarves, mittens, and so on)
Bulky or chunky 10–11 Rugs, jackets, blankets
Super bulky 13–15 Heavy blankets and rugs, sweaters

What kind of yarn is the softest?

Cashmere: The softest and fluffiest yarn of them all, but is also rather expensive and not that strong.

How much yarn do I need for a king size blanket?

King size bed blanket 60×80 inches – 13 lbs.

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