{FREE} Fan & Feather Blanket Knitting Pattern : Boundaries


Get this FREE blanket knitting pattern, which includes a row-by-row tutorial video. This blanket uses the fans & feathers knit stitch. It’s an easy 4 row repeat.



Available Sizes: One

Size: Throw

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

PDF Bonus: Ad-Free Video



Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Clean Edge

Increase Stitch

Decrease Stitch



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 400 – 410 yards {366 – 375 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles with a 40″ {100cm} Cable


Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande

Lang Yarns Virginia

Phildar Phil Alaska

Rowan Big Wool Yarn

MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.



Measurements: 27″ x 91″ {68cm x 231cm}

Gauge: 12 STS & 12 rows per 4″ {10cm} square {knit in the pattern below}

Weight: 1lb 5.5oz {610g}



Not reversible

CO edge is the width

To make it wider CO in increments of 18+

Knit using the fan & feather knit stitch

Knit flat, back & forth, on circular needles

A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches

This is a borderless blanket with an I-cord on each side, the first 2 stitches and last 2 stitches of each row



Click here to watch the “Fan & Feather Knit Stitch” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:


Row 1 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K73, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 2 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P73, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 3 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, [{K2TOG x3}, {YO, K1 x6}, {K2TOG x3} repeat 4 times], WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 4 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P73, WYIF S1PW, P1

Repeat Rows 1-4, 27 times or until desired length


Next row: *K*

Next Row: BO in all knit STS


Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.



* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

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

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

K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop

K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together

KITR – knit in the round

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

RS – right side

S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

WYIB – with yarn in back

WYIF – with yarn in front

YO – yarn over




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