This blanket is designed as a stash buster to use all of your leftover fingering weight yarns and single skeins. Always hold two strands of fingering weight yarn together or mix in some lace weight mohair silk or suri alpaca yarns too.The instructions include detailed notes on how to blend your leftover yarns and single skeins together to achieve smooth melted color transitions. You can knit the blanket as long as you want for a decorative throw on your couch.
There are three simple textures and chevron/wave variations repeated throughout the fabric to keep you engaged and motivated to reach each new section. Enjoy knitting this cozy stash busting blanket!
Sizes One Size. Length is customizable.
Finished Measurements 92′′ / 234cm long, 63′′ / 160cm wide. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn Fingering weight
Yardage The sample used approximately 2400g of yarn total. You will need about 1200g of each strand.Gather more yarn than you think you will need, so you have plenty of colors to choose from. If you have a pile with about 3000g of colorful options, then you will have more than enough yarn to knit with.
Needles US 8 / 5mm circular in 32′′ / 80cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions Tapestry needle
Gauge 8 sts & 32 rows = 4′′ / 10cm in garter stitch before blocking
Color Notes Always hold 2 strands of fingering weight yarn together or hold 1 strand fingering weight + 2 strands lace weight together. Only change 1 color/strand at a time for a blended color melting effect.
A variety of fingering weight wool and lace weight mohair silk yarns. Hold 2 strands of fingering weight together or hold 1 strand of fingering weight + 2 strands of lace weight together