Patchwork Blanket

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Patchwork Blanket

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Bright and cheery motifs are joined together to create this charming, cozy blanket.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 58" [147.5 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $148.39

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 58" [147.5 cm] square.

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Decor | Aran, 87602Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast B

Decor | Mimosa, 87609Edit Color
$13.58

Contrast C

Decor | Pale Oceanside, 87104Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast D

Decor | Frond, 87521Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast E

Decor | Mandarin, 87700Edit Color
$13.58

Contrast F

Decor | Toasty Grey, 87670Edit Color
$13.58

Contrast G

Decor | Pale Rose, 87437Edit Color
$13.58

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 8/5mm
$9.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
$9.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 8/5mm
$8.49

Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
$5.49
The materials for this project cost $148.39

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 58" [147.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Blanket
Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Contrast A Aran (87602) 3
Contrast B Mimosa (87609) 2
Contrast C Pale Oceanside (87104) 3
Contrast D Frond (87521) 3
Contrast E Mandarin (87700) 2
Contrast F Toasty Grey (87670) 2
Contrast G Pale Rose (87437) 2
Set of 5 size U.S. 8 (5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needles 16" [40 cm] and 36" [90 cm] long. 1 stitch marker.

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Motif
Note:
Change to shorter circular needle when appropriate to accommodate sts.

Beg at center, with Color 1 and pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 4 sts.

1st rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st) 4 times. 8 sts.
Divide sts onto 4 needles (2, 2, 2, 2). Join in rnd placing a marker on first st.
2nd rnd: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K1. M1. Rep from * around. 16 sts.
4th rnd: Knit.
5th rnd: *K1 (place marker on last st). M1. K3. M1. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
6th rnd: Knit.
7th rnd: K1. M1. *Knit to next marked st. M1. K1 (marked st). M1. Rep from * around, ending with M1. 32 sts. Break Color 1.
8th rnd: Join Color 2. *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
9th rnd: K1. M1. *Knit to next marked st. M1. K1 (marked st). M1. Rep from * around, ending with M1. 40 sts.
10th rnd: Knit.
11th to 14th rnds: As 9th and 10th rnds twice. 56 sts.
15th rnd: As 9th rnd, breaking Color 2 at end of rnd. 64 sts.
16th rnd: Join Color 3. As 8th rnd.
17th to 23rd rnds: With Color 3, as 9th to 15th rnds, breaking Color 3 at end of 23rd rnd. 96 sts.
24th rnd: With Color 4, as 8th rnd.
25th to 31st rnds: With Color 4, as 9th to 15th rnds, breaking Color 4 at end of 31st rnd. 128 sts.
32nd to 34th rnds: With A, as 8th to 10th rnds. Cast off loosely knitwise. 136 sts.

Motif 1 (make 6).
Work as given for Motif, using A as Color 1, G as Color 2, E as Color 3 and C as Color 4.

Motif 2 (make 6).
Work as given for Motif, using C as Color 1, D as Color 2, A as Color 3 and F as Color 4.

Motif 3 (make 6).
Work as given for Motif, using D as Color 1, C as Color 2, B as Color 3 and E as Color 4.

Motif 4 (make 6).
Work as given for Motif, using F as Color 1, E as Color 2, C as Color 3 and D as Color 4.

Motif 5 (make 6).
Work as given for Motif, using B as Color 1, G as Color 2, F as Color 3 and C as Color 4.

Motif 6 (make 6).
Work as given for Motif, using G as Color 1, F as Color 2, C as Color 3 and B as Color 4.

Sew Motifs tog as shown in diagram

Side edging: With longer circular needle, A and RS facing, beg at bottom right corner, pick up and knit 260 sts across side edge.
Knit 6 rows.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep along opposite side.

Top and Bottom edging: With longer circular needle, A and RS facing, beg at top left corner, pick up and knit 270 sts along top edge. Knit 6 rows.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep along bottom edge