Flower and Check Throw by Sian Brown Knitwear Design
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Flower and Check Throw

Knitting
March 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1520 yards (1390 m)
one size
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Who wouldn’t want to cuddle up in this gorgeous textured throw? The blanket is knitted in sections, so can be made as large (or tiny) as you like. We have knitted ours in beautifully warm and woolly Ryeland wool.

Finished Measurements:

Length: 115 cm / 45”

Height: 85 cm / 33.5”

Yarn:

Blacker Yarns Ryeland Aran (100% British Ryeland Wool; 69 m / 76 yds per 50g)

White; 15 balls
Blended (mid grey); 3 balls
Coloured (dark grey); 2 balls

Gauge:

18 sts x 24 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stocking stitch

Needles:

4.5 mm (US 7) - 100 cm / 40” circular knitting needle

Notions:

stitch markers, darning needle

Notes:

This garment is knitted in squares and then seamed. The border is then picked up and knitted once all the squares have been joined together. This blanket could easily be made larger or smaller by altering the number of squares made. Remember that if the size is changed, the amount of yarn required will also vary.

Level of difficulty:

Intermediate