SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Lion Brand® Homespun® Thick & Quick®:Granite Stripes, 6 skeins or color of choice
- Lion Brand® circular knitting needle size 15 (6.5 mm) 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
- Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
- Tape measure
About 55" x 55" (140 x 140 cm)
8 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) over knit rows (all the rows of the Blanket).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st – 1 st increased.
Blanket is worked in one piece diagonally from corner to corner.
Sts are increased on the first half of the Blanket, then decreased on the second half.
A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth in rows as if working on straight needles.
Cast on 2 sts.
Increase Half of Blanket
Row 1: Kfb twice – you will have 4 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: Kfb, k to end of row.
Rep Row 2 until you have 157 sts.
Decrease Half of Blanket
Row 1: K2tog, k to end of row – you will have 156 sts at the end of this row.
Rep last row until you have 4 sts.
Last Row: K2tog twice – 2 sts.
Weave in ends.
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)