Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Warm Linen Stitch Blankie

Here is the pattern for the Warm Linen Stitch Blankie

Completed Blankie
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. 

Cast off.

Weave in all loose ends.

© 2012 Emma Sloan

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