Truck Pocket Blanket

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Truck Pocket Blanket

designed by Lorna Miser
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Knit this blanket with adorable truck design for that special little guy.

Size

Single Size
Approx 40”/101.5cm x 40”/101.5cm
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The materials for this project cost $54.44

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx 40”/101.5cm x 40”/101.5cm

Step 2:

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Contrast A

One Pound | Sky Blue, 10508Edit Color
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Contrast B

One Pound | Jonquil, 0586 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Contrast C

One Pound | Pale Green, 10587Edit Color
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Contrast D

One Pound | White, 10501Edit Color
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needle 29"

Size 8/5mm
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Tapestry Needle Set

3/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $54.44

Abbreviations

K = knit

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx 40”/101.5cm x 40”/101.5cm

MATERIALS

One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds)
Contrast A Sky Blue (10508) 1
Contrast B Jonquil () 1
Contrast C Pale Green (10587) 1
Contrast D White (10501) 1
Size US 8 (5 mm) circular needle, 30"/76cm long, or size to obtain gauge. Two size US 8 (5 mm) double-pointed needles (dpns). Yarn needle.

GAUGE

In Stockinette stitch, 16 sts and 20 rows = 4"/10 cm

INSTRUCTIONS

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches; work back and forth in rows.
Edgings are worked at the same time as the blanket.

AFGHAN 
Using A, CO 8 sts, place marker, CO 141 sts, place marker, CO 8 sts - 157 sts.
Rows 1-8: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across.
Row 9: (K1, p1) 4 times, knit across to next marker, (p1, k1) 4 times.
Row 10: (K1, p1) 4 times, purl across to next marker, (p1, k1) 4 times.
Repeat Rows 9 and 10 until blanket measures 38.5”/98cm. 
Repeat Rows 1-8. 
BO loosely.

FINISHING 
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

TRUCK MOTIF

NOTE
Truck is worked in garter stitch.

Truck Body
Using B, co 45 sts. 
Work in garter st (knit every row) for 18 rows. 
Next row: BO 9 sts, knit rem sts - 36 sts.
Work in garter st for 36 rows. 
BO.

Truck Bucket
Using C, CO 27 sts. 
Work in garter st for 54 rows. 
BO.

Truck Window
Using D, CO 9 sts. 
Work in garter st for 18 rows. 
BO.

Truck Wheels (make 2 I-cords) 
Using D and dpns, CO 3 sts. *Do not turn work. Slide sts to right end of needle, knit across; rep from * until cord measures 7”/18 cm. BO. Sew CO end to BO end to make a circle.

FINISHING
Position window, bucket and wheels on top of truck body; sew in place. Place entire truck on blanket. Sew in place, leaving top edge of bucket open to make a pocket.