I guess it’s ok to admit that I am a new (ish) knitter. I have started, restarted and gotten frustrated with many knit projects which resulted in me never actually finishing one until now! I am proud of myself for finishing this simple striped knit blanket and I have to type, shout, say that I really love knitting as much as I do crochet! 🙂
To make this simple striped knit blanket you will need 14 skeins of Vanna’s Choice yarn. Yep.. A lot! I held together two skeins together at once to make sure my blanket was extra cozy! You could also try it with one skein at a time, but you would need to use smaller knitting needles to make it work.
You can even see that I made a mistake with the dusty blue, and navy when I joined in the color on the wrong row. I was going to rip it back to fix it, but thought one “Hey, it gives it a little character” and two I was already way past the point of the mistake so there was no way I was ripping it out. 🙂
Oh well.. I still love it just as much! 💛 If you are ready to try to make this striped knit blanket for yourself, then scroll on down to find the full, FREE knit blanket pattern!
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SIMPLE STRIPED KNIT BLANKET PATTERN
- Easy & Beginner Friendly
- Circular Knitting Needles 10mm – 36 in.
- Vanna’s Choice Yarn – 7 colors – 14 skeins – 2 of each color or 2,380 yards of worsted weight (4) yarn
- I used Mustard, White, Grey, Linen, Dusty Blue, Navy and Silver Blue Colors – Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand
- Yarn needle
- Finished size varies with starting stitches (ST)
- Entire blanket is worked while holding two skeins of yarn at the same time.
- Written in Standard US Terms
- Learn how to do the long tail cast on “here”
- Learn how to do the Knit Stitch “here”
- Learn how to change colors in Knitting “here”
- Learn how to cast off in Knitting “here”.
SIMPLE STRIPED KNIT BLANKET – THE PATTERN
- Foundation Row: While holding two strands together with first color cast on 50 ST’s
- Row 1: turn work and knit stitch in every ST across (50)
- Row 2 – 140: Repeat row 1 (50) changing color strands every 20 rows.
- Cast off and weave in loose ends throughout blanket with a yarn needle.
- You are done!
You are done! If you have any questions about this simple striped knit blanket, please feel free to ask! I’ll try the best I can to help you out!
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