Make this vintage double knit blanket in one color or two, variegated or solid worsted weight yarn with a needle that will give you the correct gauge. Change yarn and needle size and get a different sized blanket.
[MC]Plymouth Encore Colorspun [75% acrylic 25% wool]; 200 yds per 3.5 oz
skein]; color: 7064 -- Variegated Pastels; 4 skeins.
Variation 2 [Mrs. Hoover's original -- yarn thickness and yardage estimated]
[MC] worsted-weight wool; 500 yards [approx]
[CC] worsted-weight wool; 300 yards [approx]
MC Red Heart Super Saver 96% acrylic, 4% other fibers; 348 yds per 6 oz
skein; color: Aran Fleck; 2 skeins
CC Red Heart Super Saver 75% acrylic, 25%rayon; 348 yds per 6 oz skein;
color: Grey Heather; 1 skein.