Lazy Sunday Blanket

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Lazy Sunday Blanket Pattern

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Knitting: Lazy Sunday Blanket
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Home Decor

Item:

Blanket/Bedspread

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

Few things are more snugly and warm than a handknit blanket. And when that blanket is worked in a fluffy brioche stitch, you simply can't get more cozy. This easy to work stitch pattern utilizes yarn overs and decreases to create a squishy fabric perfect for bundling up a baby or curling up with on the couch. With two edging options, you can choose the garter border for a refined look or the ruffle for a little flair.

Gauge:

Worsted-weight: 18 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking. Chunky-weight: 14 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 30" x 30"/75 cm x 75 cm, although size can easily be adjusted. Measured after blocking.

Materials:

  • For worsted-weight: US #7/4.5mm (or size to get gauge) 32"/80 cm or longer circular needle for knitting flat.
  • For chunky-weight: US #10/6mm (or size to get gauge) 32"/80 cm or longer circular needle for knitting flat.

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers (garter-edge version only)

Suggested yarn:

800 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shown in Berroco Vintage (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon); 217 yards/198 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram hank and Chunky-weight: 650 yards/595 meters. Shown in Berroco Vintage Chunky (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon); 130 yards/119 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram hank

Colorway:

Worsted version used colorway 5180 and Chunky version used colorway 6187

About Designer

About Designer

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You can call me Kat. I lived and worked around the country, until happily settling in Portland, OR in 2009. My love of knitting blossomed back in 1998, adding to an ever-growing list of creative pursuits. A studio art major in college, I focused on print making, and my perpetual artistic mantra has been: beauty is found in simplicity. Today I use my art training to dream up new patterns with rich ...

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