CAUTION: This pattern may not be suitable for sufferers of joint pain or arthiritis due the weight blanket becomes. Work gets heavier as you progress.
10 x 100g balls Sirdar Bigga (Colour used is 688 – Delta Blue).
10mm/US 15 needles (needles used are significantly smaller than recommended on ball band. This gives a tighter stitch for warmth).
NOTE: Rows 3 and 4 starts the linen stitch rows.
Using 10mm/US 15 needles and cable method cast on, cast on 54 sts
Rows 1 & 2: Knit
Row 3: K2, *k1, yfwd, sl1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2
Row 4: K2, *P1, yb, sl1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2
Rows 5 & 6: Rep rows 3 & 4
Rows 7 & 8: Rep rows 1 & 2.
Rows 3 – 8 sets pattern. Rep pattern rows until work measures roughly 48” (122cm) ending in a Row 8, leaving enough for casting off.
Weave in all loose ends.
© 2012 Emma Sloan