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{FREE} LOVEME : Easy Chunky Blanket Knitting Pattern

FREE Blanket Knitting Pattern - LoveMe by Brome Fields
Grab this FREE & easy chunky blanket knitting pattern! This is a super bulky, quick & easy knitting pattern, plus a step-by-step video tutorial. Are you a knitter who wished you could crochet? You’re in luck! {and in good company!}

About:

  • Available Sizes: One
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer Friendly
  • Bonus: Video

Techniques:

  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Purl Stitches
  • Increase Stitches

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 600 – 610 yards {549 – 558 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles with a 40″ {100cm} Cable
  • {You might be able to use a 32″ {80cm} cable.}
  • {Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}

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Details:

  • Measurements: 50″ x 42″ {127cm x 107cm} {Laying Flat}
  • Gauge: 8 sts & 16 rows per 4” {10cm} square
  • Weight: 2 lbs 9 oz {1162g}

Gauge:

FREE Blanket Knitting Pattern - LoveMe by Brome Fields

Pattern:

  • CO 80 STS
  • All rows: P1 *YO, P2TOG* P1
  • Repeat until your desired length.
  • To get a stretchier edge, BO in the *K1, P1* pattern.
  • No blocking required. :)

Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat pattern
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • STS – stitches
  • YO – yarn over

Storytime:

I would consider myself to be a hardcore knitter and I admire those of you who crochet. I’ve tried to crochet and I’m just not very good at it. So, when I found this stitch, it was a love-hate relationship from the start. {I love this stitch because it looks like crochet, and not-so-much love because there aren’t any knit stitches… Huh?!} However, it’s 2 stitches on repeat for the front and back, making is super easy to memorize and it’s reversible. My first thought was that this is the perfect stitch for a large knitted blanket! I can put it aside and knit a smaller project to satiate my instant gratification bug and then pick the blanket back up again without worrying about forgetting where I left off. Anyone else have this happen when knitting multiple projects? It’s also great when you want to knit something that doesn’t require your full attention, so you can Knitflix or carry on a conversation. Plus, it’s comforting for those times when you’re sitting in the hospital waiting room, when you can’t think straight, but need to keep your hands busy. I hope those times are few and far between. I know we’ve all been there or will be there again and I hope you can find some peace through knitting. I know it helps me.

FREE LOVEME : Easy Chunky Blanket Knitting Pattern by Brome Fields
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