Lazy Sunday Blanket
This blanket is a part of Twisted’s Hot Holiday Knits 2013: Potpourri collection. Check out the other collections, too: Hot Holiday Knits 2013: Head & Hands, Hot Holiday Knits 2013: Neck & Shoulders, & 2013 Hot Holiday Crochet.
Few things are more snugly and warm than a handknit blanket. And when that blanket is worked in a fluffy brioche stitch, you simply can’t get more cozy. This easy to work stitch pattern utilizes yarn overs and decreases to create a squishy fabric perfect for bundling up a baby or curling up with on the couch. With two edging options, you can choose the garter border for a refined look or the ruffle for a little flair.
Yarn – Worsted-weight: 800 yards/730 meters. Shown in Berroco Vintage (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon); 217 yards/198 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram hank, colorway 5180.
Chunky-weight: 650 yards/595 meters. Shown in Berroco Vintage Chunky (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon); 130 yards/119 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram hank, colorway 6187.
Gauge – Worsted-weight: 18 stitches = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.
Chunky-weight: 14 stitches = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.
Needles – Worsted-weight: US #7/4.5mm (or size to get gauge) 32”/80 cm or longer circular needle for knitting flat.
Chunky-weight: US #10/6mm (or size to get gauge) 32”/80 cm or longer circular needle for knitting flat.
Notions - Tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers (Garter-Edge version only).
Skill level - Advanced beginner (picking up stitches).
Size/Finished measurements – Approximately 30” x 30”/75 cm x 75 cm, although size can easily be adjusted. Measured after blocking.