Bricks and Blocks by Mindy Abodeely

Bricks and Blocks

Knitting
August 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1200 - 4400 yards (1097 - 4023 m)
Baby Blanket (42 x 35"), Throw (60" x 52"), Twin (90" x 66")
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Are you looking for some good “TV knitting”? This is the perfect project! Even a new knitter can make this blanket with ease! All you need to know is how to cast on, knit, and bind off! There is no a single purl in the entire pattern!

Bricks and Blocks was designed with Wonderland Yarns’ exquisite Mad Hatter yarn.

Sizes (finished dimensions)
Baby Blanket – 42 x 35 inches or 107 x 89 cm blocked Throw – 60 x 52 inches or 152 x 132 cm blocked
Twin – 90 x 66 inches or 229 x 168 cm blocked

Yarn
Frabjous Fibers – Wonderland Yarns –
2 (5, 8) skeins of Mad Hatter (shown in “Goat’s Beard #40”)
2 (2, 4) coordinating Mad Hatter gradient packs – (shown in Mimsy #25 & Hookah Smoke #26)

Gauge
20 sts and 36 rows to 4 inches in garter stitch (worked flat, knit every row)
To ensure that you have enough yardage, you must block your swatch. While a slight difference in the size of the finished blanket wouldn’t be a big deal, a difference in gauge also impacts the amount of yarn you will use.

Needles
US 6/4.00mm 16” circular or 9” straight needles (or size to obtain gauge)
US 6/4.00mm 40” circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)
US 7/4.5mm 16” circular or 9” straight needles (or one size larger than used to obtain gauge)
US 7/4.5mm 40” circular needles (or one size larger than used to obtain gauge)

Notions
Tapestry needle
Removable stitch markers (optional: to help track row counts)
Colored pencils, crayons, or markers (optional: for coloring in chart on page 2 and diagram on page 4.