{FREE} Blanket Knitting Pattern : Grace

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This is a stockinette stitch blanket with cables on the top and bottom edges to dress it up a bit. A meditative pattern with only a few rows where you have to think. Simple & elegant.

 

About:

Available Sizes: Five

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advance Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

PDF Bonus: Ad-Free Video

 

Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Cable Stitch

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 350 – 750 yards {320 – 686 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles with a 32″ {80cm} Cable

Extras: Cable Needle

 

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}.

 

Sizes:

Baby: 30″ × 34″ {76cm x 86cm} {CO 62 STS} {3-4 skeins}

Toddler: 39″ x 60″ {99cm x 152cm} {CO 80 STS} {6-7 skeins}

Throw: 36″ x 48″ {91cm x 122cm} {CO 74 STS} {4-5 skeins}

Square: 48″ x 48″ {122cm x 122cm} {CO 98 STS} {5-6 skeins}

Twin: 39″ x 75″ {99cm x 190cm} {CO 80 STS} {7-8 skeins}

 

Details:

Gauge: 8 1/4 STS & 12 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

 

Notes:

Not reversible

CO edge is the width

Knit using a cable & stockinette knit stitch

Knit flat, back & forth, on circular needles

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

 

Video:

Click here to watch the “C4F” video tutorial.

Click here to watch the “Stockinette Stitch” video tutorial.

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO desired # of STS, see Sizes section above.

Beginning Cable Rows:

Row 1, 3, 5, 7 {WS}: *K2, P4* K2

Row 2, 6 {RS}: K2 *K4, P2* K4, K2

Rows 4 & 8 {RS}: K2, *C4F, P2* C4F, K2

 

Stockinette Stitch Middle:

All ODD rows 11-? {WS}: K2 *P* K2

All EVEN rows 12-? {RS}: *K*

Follow in the stockinette stitch until you’ve reached your desired length, minus 2 1/2″ {6cm}.

 

Ending Cable Rows:

Row 1 {RS}: K2, *C4F, P2* C4F, K2

Row 2 {WS}:*K2, P4* K2

Row 3 {RS}: K2 *K4, P2* K4, K2

Row 4 {WS}: *K2, P4* K2

Row 5 {RS}: K2, *C4F, P2* C4F, K2

Row 6 {WS}: *K2, P4* K2

Row 7 {RS}: K2 *K4, P2* K4, K2

Row 8 {WS}: BO in the *K2, P4* K2 pattern

 

Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

C4F – cable4front {Transfer 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit the 2 stitches off the cable needle}

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

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

 

Gauge:

 

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