Loopy Mango Big Cotton Yarn
48 yards (43 m) 3.5 oz. (100 g)
Made In Italy
This yarn is great for people with wool allergies and for warmer climate. Cotton is a plant fiber, making Big Cotton yarn 100% vegan.
This chunky cotton yarn is perfect for quick projects - 1 or 2 balls is enough for a beanie, 3 for a fringe scarf, 8 for a long vest, 5 for a baby blanket. To see all Loopy Mango projects with this yarn see our Big Cotton DIY kits.
If you are purchasing yarn for a Recluse Cardigan, you will need 13 balls for size S/M or 15 balls (or 3 cones) for a size M/L.
Making a larger project? Big Cotton is also available in cones! One cone is equal to 5 balls of Big Cotton. Big Cotton 500g Cone
One ball knits up in 30-60 minutes
Recommended needle size: US 15 (10 mm), US 19 (15 mm), US 35 (19 mm)
Care: Please note, this yarn is washable. Washing will help prevent any shedding that may naturally occur. Hand wash or soak in cold or warm water, towel dry, and place in dryer. If machine washing, please use mesh garment bag on gentle cycle. You can also place garment in dryer without washing to help take out loose fibers. Please test any washing/drying method on a small swatch to make sure you like the result.
Blanket Measurements and Skeins Needed (Using size 19 needle):
28'' x 34'' 500g of Big Cotton (Big Cotton Baby Blanket)
28'' x 40'' 600g of Big Cotton (Nantucket style)
30'' x 50'' 800g of Big Cotton (Montauk style)
Five skeins of Big Cotton will make a throw that's 28'' x 34'' (70cm x 76cm) so that's 28 times 34, so 952 square inches (70 times 76 = 5320 square cm). You will then divide 952 by 5 (we had 5 skeins), which gives us 190 square inches per skein. So, if you want to make, for example, 28'' x 40'' blanket you need to multiply 28 by 40 which gives you 1120 and divide that number by 190, so 5.8 (6) skeins - 600g of Big Cotton!