{FREE} Cable Blanket Knitting Pattern : A Beautiful Journey


A chunky knit cable blanket makes home feel a little cozier.
Knit with 100% recycled fiber ribbon yarn.
It’s warm without being too warm. :)


Watch This Video to Learn More About Hoooked RibbonXL Yarn:



Available Sizes: Six

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Cable Stitches

Clean Edge



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 525 – 1575 yards {574 – 1440 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Hoooked RibbonXL in Sandy Ecru

Needle Size: US 17 {12mm} Circular Needles with a 40” {100cm} Cable

Extras: Cable Needle



Lap 28” x 36” {71cm x 91cm} {CO 71 STS} {116 rows} {4-5 skeins}

Baby 33” x 36” {83cm x 91cm} {CO 82 STS} {116 rows} {5-6 skeins}

Toddler 37” x 59” {94cm x 150cm} {CO 93 STS} {206 rows} {9-10 skeins}

Throw 37” x 47” {94cm x 119cm} {CO 93 STS} {166 rows} {8-9 skeins}

Square 47” x 47” {119cm x 119cm} {CO 115 STS} {166 rows} {9-10 skeins}

Twin 37” x 76” {94cm x 193cm} {CO 93 STS} {266 rows} {11-12 skeins}


Lap Blanket Details:

Measurements: 28″ wide x 36″ {71cm x 91cm}

Gauge: 10 STS & 13 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 2lbs 5.0oz {1050g}



Not reversible.

CO edge is the width

Knit using the cable stitch.

Knit flat, back & forth using circular needles.

Circular needles are used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches.



Click here to watch the “C6F” Knit Stitch video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO desired # of STS, see Sizes section above.


Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K4 *P6, K2, P1, K2* P6, K4, WYIF S1PW

Rows 2, 4, 6 {RS}: K1TBL *K* K1TBL

Row 8 {RS}: K1TBL, K4 *C6F, K5* C6F, K4, K1TBL


Rows 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K4 *P6, K2, P1, K2* P6, K4, WYIF S1PW

Rows 10, 12, 14, 16 {RS}: K1TBL *K15* K6, K4, K1TBL

Row {RS} 18: K1TBL, K4 *C6F, K5* C6F, K4, K1TBL


Repeat rows 9-18, 9 more times for a LAP or BABY blanket

18 more times for a TODDLER blanket

14 more times for a THROW or SQUARE blanket

24 more times for a TWIN blanket


To end:

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K4 *P6, K2, P1, K2* P6, K4, WYIF S1PW

Rows 2, 4, 6 {RS}: K1TBL *K* K1TBL

Row 8 {RS}: BO in all knit STS


Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.



* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

C6F – cable6front {Transfer 3 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit the 3 stitches off the cable needle}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

RS – right side

S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

WYIF – with yarn in front




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