The Shining by kraftling

The Shining

February 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
*see notes
5.0 mm (H)
3500 yards (3200 m)
One size
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An advanced beginner pattern inspired by the carpet in the eerie Overlook Hotel from the movie The Shining, this mesmerizing blanket pattern is sure to impress. Make it in the original very 70s colours, or create a bold pattern in more modern shades; either way, you’ll end up with something that will make an impact.


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HOOK: 5mm hook or size required to obtain gauge

GAUGE: Centre red hexagon, approx. 4” across; brown border, approx. 2” wide, and orange border of 1 round of dc, approx. 1” (2 rows of dc should = approximately 2”)

MEASUREMENTS/SIZING: One size. Blanket will measure approximately 5-1/4 feet long by 4-1/2 feet wide.

OTHER MATERIALS REQUIRED: Embroidery needle to weave in ends.

For assistance with working the arm part of the pattern, see my blog post here: