Geometric Blanket and Pillows

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Geometric Blanket and Pillows

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Bold geometric shapes in bright colors reminiscent of an exaggerated night sky. Shown in Patons Melody.

Single Size
Approx 44 x 58 ins [112 x 147.5 cm].
14 ins [35.5 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $8.79

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Size:

  • Single Size
Blanket
Approx 44 x 58 ins [112 x 147.5 cm].
Pillows
14 ins [35.5 cm] square.

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Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 15/10mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

3 pillow forms 14 ins [35.5 cm] square.

The materials for this project cost $8.79

Abbreviations

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Blanket
Approx 44 x 58 ins [112 x 147.5 cm].
Pillows
14 ins [35.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Blanket
Patons Melody
Main Color (MC) () 6
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B () 6
Size 10 mm (U.S. 15) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
Pillow
Patons Melody
Main Color (MC) () 2
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B () 1
Size 10 mm (U.S. 15) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 3 pillow forms 14 ins [35.5 cm] square.
Blanket and Pillows
Patons Melody
Main Color (MC) () 8
Contrast A () 2
Contrast B () 2
Size 10 mm (U.S. 15) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 3 pillow forms 14 ins [35.5 cm] square.

GAUGE

9 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note:When working from charts, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color in the design. Start new colors at appropriate points. To change colors, twist the two colors around each other where they meet, on WS, to avoid a hole.

Blanket
Solid Squares (make 6)
With B, cast on 33 sts.
Proceed in stocking st for 48 rows, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

Geometric Motifs I, II and III
Motif I (make 1 with MC and A, and 1 with MC and B)
With MC, cast on 33 sts.
Work Chart I in stocking st to end of chart, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.
Cast off.

Motif II (make 1 with MC and A, and 1 with MC and B)
With MC, cast on 33 sts.
Work Chart II to end of chart, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.

Motif III (make 1 with MC and A, and 1 with MC and B)
With MC, cast on 33 sts.
Work Chart III to end of chart, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.

FINISHING
Sew Solid Squares and Geometric Motifs tog as shown on Diagram.

Top and Bottom Edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and MC, pick up and knit 90 sts across top or bottom edge of Blanket.
Knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).

Side edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and MC, pick up and knit 126 sts along side edge of Blanket.
Knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep for other side.

Pillows
Make one set of Geometric motifs with MC and A, and one set with MC and B (6 squares in total).
For Pillow A use two Motif I squares.
With WS tog, sew 3 sides of pillow. Insert pillow form. Sew last side.
Rep for Pillow B substituting Motif II for Motif I.
Rep for Pillow C substituting Motif III for Motif I.