Hi Everyone! As promised I have been working away on a Free Pattern to kick off the new blog and here it is.....
This throw blanket is made using a wonderfully thick yarn called Bernat Mega Bulky which comes in an array of beautiful colours. The yarn is 100% Acrylic and is a #7 Jumbo Weight. It is thick thick, like 3/8" thick! It is soft and has a luxurious sheen that creates fantastic stitch definition. This blanket works up super fast and super warm and super cuddly, so let's get to the pattern...
MEGA KNIT THROW BLANKET
knitting pattern 2017001
Written in Standard US Terms.
Width: 46" (116.84 cm)
Length: 54" (137.16 cm)
+ SKILL LEVEL:
Knit, Purl, Easy Color Change, Pom-pom.
+ SUPPLIES REQUIRED:
US size 36 (20.0 mm) knitting needle (approx. 40” (101.60 cm) or longer)
Bernat Mega Bulky
#7 jumbo weight
300 g (10.5 oz) / 58 m (64 yds)
3 skeins (1 for blanket, 2 for pom-poms) Radiant Orchid (yarn A)
7 skeins Light Grey Heather (yarn B)
Approx. 9.75 sts x 14 rows = 8" square in pattern stitch.
BO = Bind off
CO = Cast on
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)
with yarn A
CO 56 sts
Row 1: knit all sts.
Row 2: purl all sts.
with yarn B
Rows 3-92 : rep row 1 and 2.
with yarn A
Row 93: knit all sts.
Row 94: purl all sts.
Break yarn and pull through remaining st.
Weave in loose ends.
Make 8 pom-poms and attach 4 evenly along each trim edge of the blanket.
+Wrap the yarn approximately 40 times around your hand.
+Secure the center of the pom-pom with a piece of thread.
+To secure the pom-pom, I like to use a needle and the ends of the thread to sew through the center of the pom-pom a few times.
+Cut through the loops at either end of the pom-pom.
+Fluff up the pom-pom and trim around it to make it perfectly round.
I like to make my pom-poms removable so that they can be taken off before washing. Just use a piece of yarn, thread it through the center of the pom-pom, and tie it to the edge of the blanket.
P.S. Don't worry crocheters, I haven't forgotten about you. Stay tuned...
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