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  • Discover Mitered Knitting:Patchwork Blanket

    SuppliesLoops & Threads Country Loom(140 g/5 oz; 95 m/104 yds) (140 g/5 oz; 95 m/104 yds)

    Contrast A: 3 balls (01220 Solarium) Contrast B: 4 balls (01110 Rich Blues) Contrast C: 4 balls (01307 Nobility) Contrast D: 4 balls (01416 Kiss Me) Contrast E: 2 balls (01555 Falling Leaves) Size U.S. 13 (9 mm) knitting needles. Size U.S. 13 (9 mm) circular knitting needle

    36 (90 cm) long or size needed to obtain gauge.

    Darning needle

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  • MeasurementsApprox 55" x 62" (137 cm x 157.5 cm).

    The clever joining technique means there is no

    assembly required for this blanket. To start a new

    Square, simply pick up stitches along edges of

    previous Squares.

    Abbreviations alt = alternate(ing)approx = approximate(ly)beg = beginningcont = continue(ity)k = knitk2tog = knit next 2 stitches together

    psso = passed slipped stitch over

    rep = repeatsl1 = slip next stitch knitwise

    st(s) = stitch(es)tog = togetherws = wrong side

    The information on this instruction sheet is presented in good faith and without warranty. Results are not guaranteed. Michaels Stores, Inc. recommends adult supervision at all times and disclaims all liability from any injury resulting from improper safety precautions. Quantities and selections may vary at each store. 2011 Michaels Stores, Inc.

    Tip

    Gauge10 sts and 20 rows = 4 (10 cm) in garter stitch.

    InstructionsNote: Blanket is worked diagonally from bottom left corner.Squares are joined tog as Blanket is knit. The first row of subsequent Squares begins from picked up edges along previous Squares.

    Square IWith pair of needles and A, cast on 31 sts.1st row: (WS). Knit. 2nd row: K14. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Place marker on last st. K14.3rd and alt rows: Knit.4th row: Knit to 1 st before marked st. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Knit to end of row.Rep last 2 rows to 3 sts.Next row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.

    Joining Squares: 1st Square of Row 2: **With B and pair of needles, cast on 15 sts. Pick up and knit 16 sts along right side edge of 1st Square of Row 1. 31 sts.Beg with a 1st row, work as given for Square I.**2nd Square of Row 2: ***With B, pick up and knit 16 sts along top edge of 1st Square of Row 1. Cast on 15 sts. 31 sts.Beg with a 1st row, work as given for Square I.***

    1st Square of Row 3: With C, work from ** to ** as given for 1st Square of Row 2, picking up sts along right side edge of 1st Square of Row 2.2nd Square of Row 3: ****With C, pick up and knit 15 sts along 1st Square of Row 2. Pick up and knit 16 sts along side edge of next Square of Row 2. Beg with a 1st row, work as given for Square I.****3rd Square of Row 3: With C, work from *** to *** as given for 2nd Square of Row 2, picking up sts along top edge of 2nd Square of Row 2.

    1st Square of Row 4: With D, work from ** to ** as given for 1st Square of Row 2, picking up sts along right side edge of 1st Square of Row 3.2nd and 3rd Squares of Row 4: With D, work from **** to **** as given for 2nd Square of Row 3.4th Square of Row 4: With D, work from *** to *** as given for 2nd Square of Row 2, picking up sts along top edge of 3rd Square of Row 3.

    Cont joining Squares in this manner, following color sequence as shown in Diagram.

    Side borders: With circular needle and A, pick up and knit 150 sts up right side of Blanket. Do not join.Working back and forth across needle in rows, knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS). Rep for left side.

    Top and bottom borders: With circular needle and A, pick up and knit 139 sts across top edge of Blanket. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).Rep for bottom edge.