Folia lap blanket by Debra Kobasa

Folia lap blanket

October 2020
both are used in this pattern
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch chevron pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1519 - 1617 yards (1389 - 1479 m)
One size
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This lap blanket or sofa throw, inspired by the delicate veining pattern of leaves, is a thoroughly satisfying knit. It features columns of ‘tree of life’ and ‘chevron bud’ motifs, beautifully aligned with the chevron edging. The sample was made from an Aran-weight recycled cotton/acrylic blend, making it machine-washable, hard-wearing and surprisingly warm for snuggling up on those cosy nights in front of the fire. Whilst the original yarn is discontinued, any gauge-weight yarn would work well.

Main Colour (MC)
Sirdar Simply Recycled Aran (51% cotton, 49% acrylic) (93 m/102 yards)
Grey (0033) 13 x 50g

Contrast Colour 1 (CC1)
Rowan All Seasons Cotton (60% cotton, 40% acrylic)
(90 m/98 yards)
Tornado (235) 1 x 50g

Contrast Colour 2 (CC2)
Rowan All Seasons Cotton (60% cotton, 40% acrylic)
(90 m/98 yards)
Hedge (246) 2 x 50g

Needles and notions
3.75 mm (UK 9) (US 5) knitting needles
4.5 mm (UK 7) (US 7) knitting needles
Cable needle
Optional stitch markers

Finished dimensions
Length 164 cm
Width 78 cm

18 sts x 24 rows = 10 cm in Stocking Stitch Chevron pattern (Chart A) on 4 mm needles

Standard knitting abbreviations apply.