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{FREE} MAGNANIMITY : Blanket Knitting Pattern

Grab your FREE Blanket Knitting Pattern! Use the Ripple Knit Stitch to knit your very own light & airy, squishy & cozy blanket knitting pattern.

About:

  • Available Sizes: Eight
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Pattern Language: English
  • Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Techniques:

  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Knit & Purl Stitches
  • Twist Stitch

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 400 – 2600 yards {366 – 2377 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 15 {10mm} Knitting Needles with a 32″ {80cm} Cable
  • Extras: Stitch Markers {optional}
  • {Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}

Details:

  • Gauge: 8 STS & 8 rows per 4” {10cm} square {knit flat in the pattern below}

Notes:

  • Not reversible.
  • The CO edge is the width.
  • Knit using the Ripple Knit Stitch.
  • Knit flat, back & forth on circular needles.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches.

Sizes:

  • Receiving {CO 56 STS} 28×41”/71x89cm {4-5 skeins}
  • Baby {CO 72 STS} 36×36”/91x91cm {8-9 skeins}
  • Toddler {CO 88 STS} 44×50”/112x127cm {11-12 skeins}
  • Throw {CO 100 STS} 50×60”/127x152cm {13-14 skeins}
  • Square {CO 92 STS} 46×46”/117x117cm {11-12 skeins}
  • Twin {CO 120 STS} 60×90”/152x228cm {17-18 skeins}
  • Queen {CO 180 STS} 90×90”/228x228cm {21-22 skeins}
  • King {CO 216 STS} 108×108”/274x274cm {25-26 skeins}

Video:

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO desired # of STS using the chart above.
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  • Beginning border:
  • Row 1 {WS}: *K1, P1*
  • Row 2 {RS}: *P1, K1*
  • Row 3 {WS}: *K1, P1*
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  • Middle:
  • Row 4 {RS}: P1, K1, P1 [*K2, YO, RT, YO* K2, YO] K1, P1, K1
  • Row 5 {WS}: K1, P1, K1 [*Drop YO, P2*] P1, K1, P1
  • Row 6 {RS}: P1, K1, P1 [*RT, YO, K2, YO* RT, YO] K1, P1, K1
  • Row 7 {WS}: K1, P1, K1 [*Drop YO, P2*] P1, K1, P1 {same as 5}
  • Repeat rows 4-7, until desired length.
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  • Ending border:
  • Row 1 {RS}: *P1, K1*
  • Row 2 {WS}: *K1, P1*
  • Row 3 {RS}: BO in the P1, K1 pattern
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  • Weave in the ends.
  • Blocking, if desired.

Gauge:

super bulky yarn gauge swatch

Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat between * to end of round
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • RS – right side
  • RT – knit 2 STS together, without dropping STS from the left needle, knit into the first stitch, slip both sts to the right needle together {Right Twist}
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side
  • YO – yarn over

Storytime:

This throw came about because I was looking for a cause to support.

I wanted to knit something for my community and I was doing some online research when I came across a local nursing home looking for “lap robes” {among other things, but I was stuck on this term, I hadn’t heard of a lap robe before. So guess what, I Googled it. I got my answer, it’s “a thick blanket or pelt used for warming the lap and legs while traveling or sitting outdoors.”
I thought, I can do that! It’s like a blanket, but smaller. Which is great for my short-ish attention span.

I really love my new Magnanimity cowl, it has a lot of depth/squishy to it, so I turned it into a lap robe.

I thought maybe an elderly person who loved to knit when they were younger but can no longer do it because their fingers just don’t allow it, maybe they would really appreciate getting a hand knitted blanket.

I want to share my joy, the joy that I get when I knit.

This blanket it is beautiful and comfy and cozy and I want it to keep someone warm not just physically but in their heart too. One day I’m going to be old and I want someone to think of me, so I’m paying it forward.

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