Pinwheel Blanket

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Pinwheel Blanket

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This bright pinwheel blanket can keep you warm on cool evenings, or add a splash of color to your home.

Single Size
Approx 65" [165 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $53.85

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 65" [165 cm] square.

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Super Value | Wild Flowers Ombre, 28101 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast B

Super Value | Bronze, 53609Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast C

Super Value | Rouge, 53531Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast D

Super Value | Redwood Heather, 53522Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast E

Super Value | Rustic Heather, 53521 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $53.85

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

Sl1Pwyif = Slip next stitch purlwise with yarn at front.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

yb = bring yarn into back of work

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 65" [165 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Default
Bernat Super Value (142 g/5. oz;251 m/275 yds)
Contrast A Wild Flowers Ombre () 2
Bernat Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Contrast B Bronze (53609) 2
Contrast C Rouge (53531) 2
Contrast D Redwood Heather (53522) 2
Contrast E Rustic Heather () 2
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

17 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

With A, cast on 17 sts.
Foundation Rectangle: 1st row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. Knit to end of row.
Rep last row 31 times more. (You will have 16 'chains' along either side edge, which will make for easier picking up along these edges later).
**Turn corner: First Half: 1st row: With A, Sl1Pwyif. yb.
K15. Turn.
2nd and alt rows: Sl1Pwyif. yb. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K14. Turn.
5th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K13. Turn.
7th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K12. Turn.
9th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K11. Turn.
11th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K10. Turn.
13th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K9. Turn.
15th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K8. Turn.
17th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K7. Turn.
19th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K6. Turn.
21st row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K5. Turn.
23rd row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K4. Turn.
25th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K3. Turn.
27th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K2. Turn.
29th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K1. Turn.
30th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K1. Break A.
Join D and proceed as follows:
Second Half: 1st row: Sl1Pwyif. With D, K1. Sl1Pwyif (see Diagram A). yb. Turn.
2nd and alt rows: Sl1Pwyif (see Diagram B). yb. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K2 (see Diagram C). Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
5th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K3. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
7th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K4. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
9th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K5. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
11th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K6. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
13th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K7. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
15th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K8. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
17th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K9. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
19th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K10. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
21st row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K11. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
23rd row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K12. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
25th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K13. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
27th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K14. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
29th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. K15. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Turn.
30th row: Sl1Pwyif. yb. Knit to end of row.**
Rep from ** to ** once more, substituting D for A and C for D.
***Next row: With C, Sl1Pwyif. yb. Knit to last st. Sl1. Pick up and knit next 'chain' along side edge of Rectangle. psso.
Next row: Knit.***
Rep last 2 rows to next corner. Rep from ** to ** as given above to turn corner, substituting C for A and B for D.
Next row: With B, Sl1Pwyif. yb. Knit to last st. Sl1. Pick up and knit 1 st along bottom edge of Foundation Rectangle. psso.
Next row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows to next corner.
Rep from ** to ** as given above to turn corner, substituting B for A and E for D.
Work from *** to *** as given above, substituting E for C.
Cont as established, changing colors in the following sequence: A, D, C, B, E until Blanket measures approx 65" [165 cm] total width, ending after having worked along one side edge. Cast off knitwise.
ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM
Bring yarn to front (yf ). Slip next stitch purlwise (Sl1P) and take yarn around this stitch to back of work (yb).
Return the slipped stitch onto lefthand needle without working it. Turn work and purl the number of sts stated. When knitting across all sts, pick up wrapped loop and place on lefthand needle. Knit tog with stitch being wrapped.