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Adult Bear Hug Sweater

Front view of Adult Bear Hug Sweater, modeled by Maisie.

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Give your "hunny" a bear hug that will keep him warm all winter! This Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater makes a great gift, as it knits up fast (I did it in 3 days) and comes out to under $40 in materials using the yarn shown.


  • 10 (10, 11, 11) balls Lion Brand Hometown USA in shade 125 Billings Chocolate, or about 760 (810, 850, 890) yards of super bulky weight yarn of your choice.
  • one pair size 13 US (9 mm) needles
  • scissors, tape measure and yarn needle
  • size 13 US (9 mm) 16 inch circular needle
  • crochet hook for picking up stitches
  • stitch holders


2.25 sts and 4 rows to 1 inch over Textured Pattern Stitch


Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)

Chest size finished garment: 40 (44, 48, 52) inches

Length from back neck: 26 (27, 27.5, 28) inches

Sample knit in Large size, by Eileen Casey

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