The Boulevard Blanket by Fifty Four Ten Studio
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The Boulevard Blanket

Knitting
May 2015
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches and 14.5 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
320 - 1400 yards (293 - 1280 m)
Six Sizes: Baby, Small, Medium, Large, XL & XXL (see dimensions below)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The Boulevard Blanket….it’s quick, easy, chunky, warm and reversible!


MAY 2017: This pattern has been updated to include instructions for six sizes.


At first glance you might think this pattern is just simple garter stitch. Look again!

An easy K3, P3 repeat pattern creates a subtle striping effect.

The name of this pattern is inspired by the beautiful tree lined boulevards of my hometown….Kansas City.

For more info see my blog post.

Once in a while knitters have trouble getting on track with this pattern. I have created a free PDF tutorial for The Boulevard Blanket to address the most common mistakes. If you have trouble downloading it using the link, send me an email and I would be happy to forward it to you.

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner / Easy

You will need to know how to cast on stitches, knit and purl confidently, bind of stitches and weave in ends.

This pattern is written in standard U.S. knitting terms.

SIX SIZES:
Baby/Infant Blanket: 28” wide x 28” long
Small (Crib/Lap): 35” wide x 40” long
Medium Throw: 38” wide x 46” long
Large Throw: 44” wide x 50” long
XL Afghan: 47” wide x 55” long
XXL Afghan: 53” wide x 60” long

SUPER BULKY YARN:
Baby: 320 - 330 yards
Small: 590 - 600 yards
Medium: 730 - 740 yards
Large: 925 - 940 yards
XL: 1100 - 1150 yards
XXL: 1350 - 1400 yards

This pattern is knit with super bulky yarn so you’ll have this blanket knit up in no time. (If you prefer a different weight yarn it would be easy to adapt this pattern.)

NEEDLES:
The blanket is knit in one piece, back and forth on 32” long circular knitting needles US size 13 or 15.

GAUGE:
Exact gauge is not essential. However, knitting should be fairly tight for desired appearance.