Six-pointed star blanket uses the Tunisian Slant Stitch and color changes to create wide stripes which meet to form a burst of color that radiates from the center. The stripes are continued in the surrounding border.
Approximately 120” across from star point to star point.
Worsted/Aran Weight Yarn (170 yds/156 m, CYCA #4) 6 skeins of A, B, C, D (24 skeins)
Yarn used in sample Lion Brand “Vanna’s Choice” (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yds/156 m, CYCA #4 medium, worsted/aran) #860-158 Mustard (A) 6 skeins, #860-135 Rust (B) 6 skeins, #860-133 Brick (C) 6 skeins, #860-148 Burgundy Wine (D) 6 skeins
Size M/13, 9.00 mm Tunisian hook or size needed to obtain gauge
11 sts and 12 rows = 4”
This blanket can easily be adapted to afghan or baby blanket size by reducing the stitch count. Great in a solid color or also in random stripes as a scrap yarn blanket.