Hooded Bear Blanket
ITEM # 3179515P124
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Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Giggles™ (3.5 oz/100 g; 185 yds/169 m): 5 balls Cheerful Blue (A), 1 ball White (B)
  • Size U.S. 8 circular knitting needle 40" long or size needed to obtain gauge.

    • MEASUREMENT
    • Approx 36" square (excluding hood)

    • GAUGE
    • 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in stocking st.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • Blanket
    • With A cast on 162 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
    • Knit 6 rows [garter st], noting 1st row is RS.
    • Proceed in pat as follows:
    • Row 1: [RS]. Knit.
    • Row 2: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
    • Rep these 2 rows until work from beg measures 35”, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Row 1: [RS]. Knit.
    • Row 2: K47. P68. K47.
    • Rep these 2 rows 3 more times.
    • Next row: Cast off 47 sts. K68 and place on st holder for Hood. Cast off rem 47 sts.

    • Hood
    • Slip 68 sts from st holder onto working needle. Rejoin A.
    • Row 1: [RS]. Knit.
    • Row 2: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
    • Rep last 2 rows until Hood measures 7½”, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Cast off. Sew top Hood seam.

    • Ears [make 2]
    • Outer Ear: With A cast on 16 sts.
    • Beg on a knit row, work 16 rows stocking st.
    • Row 1: [RS]. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. ssk.
    • Row 2: Purl.
    • Rep last 2 rows until 8 sts rem, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Cast off.

    • Inner Ear: With B cast on 13 sts.
    • Beg on a knit row, work 14 rows stocking st.
    • Row 1: [RS]. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. ssk.
    • Row 2: Purl.
    • Rep last 2 rows until 7 sts rem, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Cast off.

    • With A and with RS of pieces facing each other, sew edges of Outer and Inner Ear tog, leaving cast on edges free. Turn right-side out and gather cast on edges through cast on sts. Sew Ears to Hood as shown in picture.

    • ABBREVIATIONS
    • Approx = Approximately
    • Beg = Begin(ning)
    • K = Knit
    • K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
    • P = Purl
    • Rem = Remaining
    • Rep = Repeat
    • RS = Right side
    • Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
    • St(s) = Stitches
    • Tog = Together

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Giggles™ (3.5 oz/100 g; 185 yds/169 m): 5 balls Cheerful Blue (A), 1 ball White (B)
  • Size U.S. 8 circular knitting needle 40" long or size needed to obtain gauge.

    • MEASUREMENT
    • Approx 36" square (excluding hood)

    • GAUGE
    • 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in stocking st.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • Blanket
    • With A cast on 162 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
    • Knit 6 rows [garter st], noting 1st row is RS.
    • Proceed in pat as follows:
    • Row 1: [RS]. Knit.
    • Row 2: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
    • Rep these 2 rows until work from beg measures 35”, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Row 1: [RS]. Knit.
    • Row 2: K47. P68. K47.
    • Rep these 2 rows 3 more times.
    • Next row: Cast off 47 sts. K68 and place on st holder for Hood. Cast off rem 47 sts.

    • Hood
    • Slip 68 sts from st holder onto working needle. Rejoin A.
    • Row 1: [RS]. Knit.
    • Row 2: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
    • Rep last 2 rows until Hood measures 7½”, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Cast off. Sew top Hood seam.

    • Ears [make 2]
    • Outer Ear: With A cast on 16 sts.
    • Beg on a knit row, work 16 rows stocking st.
    • Row 1: [RS]. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. ssk.
    • Row 2: Purl.
    • Rep last 2 rows until 8 sts rem, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Cast off.

    • Inner Ear: With B cast on 13 sts.
    • Beg on a knit row, work 14 rows stocking st.
    • Row 1: [RS]. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. ssk.
    • Row 2: Purl.
    • Rep last 2 rows until 7 sts rem, ending on a 2nd row.
    • Cast off.

    • With A and with RS of pieces facing each other, sew edges of Outer and Inner Ear tog, leaving cast on edges free. Turn right-side out and gather cast on edges through cast on sts. Sew Ears to Hood as shown in picture.

    • ABBREVIATIONS
    • Approx = Approximately
    • Beg = Begin(ning)
    • K = Knit
    • K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
    • P = Purl
    • Rem = Remaining
    • Rep = Repeat
    • RS = Right side
    • Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
    • St(s) = Stitches
    • Tog = Together