Denim Plaid Blanket and Pillows

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Denim Plaid Blanket and Pillows

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Cozy blanket & pillows in the relaxed shades of your favorite jeans. Afghan approx 44 x 44in [112 x 112cm]. Pillows: 16 x 16in [40.5 x 40.5cm]. Shown in Patons Classic Wool. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular needle.

Size

Single Size
Approx 44 ins x 44 ins [112 x 112 cm].
16 x16 ins [40.5 x 40.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $72.87

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Afghan
Approx 44 ins x 44 ins [112 x 112 cm].
Pillows
16 x16 ins [40.5 x 40.5 cm].

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Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Master Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | New Denim, 77115Edit Color
$42.45

Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Classic Wool Worsted | Denim Marl, 77116 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast C

Classic Wool Worsted | Grey Mix, 00224Edit Color
$8.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
$9.49

Materials not included in this kit:

2 pillow forms 16 inch [40.5 cm] square 
 
6 buttons for pillow A.
The materials for this project cost $72.87

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

K = knit

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Afghan
Approx 44 ins x 44 ins [112 x 112 cm].
Pillows
16 x16 ins [40.5 x 40.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Afghan
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Master Color (MC) New Denim (77115) 5
Contrast A () 2
Contrast B Denim Marl () 1
Contrast C Grey Mix (00224) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular needle.
Pillow A
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Change Color Here Denim Marl () 3
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular needle. 2 pillow forms 16 inch [40.5 cm] square. 6 buttons for pillow A.
Afghan + Pillows
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC)/ Pillow B New Denim (77115) 8
Contrast A () 2
Contrast B Denim Marl () 4
Contrast C Grey Mix (00224) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular needle.2 pillow forms 16 inch [40.5 cm] square. 6 buttons for pillow A.
Pillow B
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Change Color Here New Denim (77115) 3
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular needle.2 pillow forms 16 inch [40.5 cm] square.

GAUGE

Afghan: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Pillow A:18 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pattern.
Pillow B: 21 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pattern.

INSTRUCTIONS

1st row: (RS). With MC, seed st across 9 sts. Knit, inc 2 sts evenly across last 29 sts. 40 sts.
2nd row: With MC, K31. Seed st pat across 9 sts.
3rd row:With C, seed st pat across 9 sts. With MC, (P1. K1) 15 times. P1.
4th row: With MC, K31. With C, seed st across 9 sts.
5th row: With MC, seed st across 9 sts. With B, (K1. P1) 15 times. P1.
Rep last 4 rows 10 times more, then 2nd row once.****

Rep from ** to ** as given for Strip I.***

Rep from *** to *** as given for Strip II once more, then from *** to **** once.
Cast off.

Strip III (make 1)
With pair of needles and A, cast on 31 sts.
***1st row: (RS). (P1. K1) 15 times. P1.
2nd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 22 times more.

Proceed as follows:
**1st row: (RS). With MC, knit dec 2 sts evenly across. 29 sts.
2nd row: Work in seed st pat.
3rd and 4th rows: With C, work in seed st pat.
5th and 6th rows: With MC, work in seed st pat.
7th to 10th rows: As 3rd to 6th rows, changing colors as before.**

Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). With B, knit, inc 2 sts evenly across. 31 sts.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: (P1. K1) 15 times. P1.
Rep last 2 rows 21 times more, then 2nd row once.****

Rep from ** to ** as given for Strip III.***
Rep from *** to *** as given for Strip III once more, than from *** to **** once.
Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.

Sew Strips, using flat seam, in following sequence: I, II, I, II, III.

Top and bottom edging: With RS of work facing, MC and circular needle, pick up and knit 179 sts across top of Blanket.
With MC, work 1 row in seed st pat.
With C, work 2 rows in seed st pat.
With MC, work 2 rows in seed st pat.
Rep last 4 rows once more. Cast off in pat.

Side edging: With RS of work facing, MC and circular needle, pick up and knit 187 sts along side edge of Blanket (including Top and Bottom edging).
With MC, work 1 row in seed st pat.
With C, work 2 rows in seed st pat.
With MC, work 2 rows in seed st pat. Rep last 4 rows once more. Cast off in pat.

Pillow A
Note: Pillow is made in one piece, folded along fold lines and sides are sewn tog.

Cast on 72 sts.
Button band: Work 5 rows in garter st.
Work 12 rows in stocking st, ending with WS facing for next row.
Next row: (Fold line). Knit.
Work 10 rows in stocking st.
Proceed as follows:
**1st row: (RS). K6. *P5. K5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.
2nd row: P6. *P5. K5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P6.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: As 1st row.
6th row: Purl.
7th row: K6. *K5. P5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.
8th row: P6. *K5. P5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P6.***
9th and 10th rows: As 7th and 8th rows.
11th row: As 7th row.
12th row: Purl. **
These 12 rows form Basketweave pattern.

Rep from ** to ** 6 times more.
Beg with knit row, work 10 rows in stocking st.
Next row: (RS). (Fold line). Purl.
Beg with a purl row work 9 rows in stocking st.

Work from ** to ** 6 times, then from ** to *** once, ending with RS facing for next row.

Next row: (Buttonhole row). (RS). K11. (P1. Cast off next 3 sts. K6.) 6 times. K1.
Next row: P6. (K1. Cast on 3 sts over cast off sts. K1. P5) 6 times. P6.
Next row: K6. *K5. P5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.
Next row: P6. *K5. P5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P6.
Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.

Fold Pillow along fold lines. Sew sides of Pillow with Button band under the Buttonhole Band. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes. Insert pillow form.

Tassel: (make 4). Cut a piece of cardboard 4½ ins [11 cm] wide. Wind yarn around cardboard 30 times. Break yarn leaving a long end and thread end through a needle. Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn tightly around loops ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly. Sew tassels at each corner of Pillow.

Pillow B
Front and Back (make alike)
Cast on 75 sts.
Knit 7 rows, inc 8 sts evenly across last row. 83 sts.
1st row: (RS). K5. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P1. K5.
2nd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 14½ ins [37 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Knit 7 rows, dec 8 sts evenly across first row. 75 sts. Cast off knitways (WS).

FINISHING
Block pieces to 16 x 16 ins [40.5 x 40.5 cm].
Sew 3 sides of Back and front tog. Insert Pillow form Sew opening closed.

Tassel: (make 4). Work as given for Pillow A.