Christmas Lights Blanket by Crystal Marin

Christmas Lights Blanket

October 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in 6 pairs of sc/dc = 4" in blanket
5.0 mm (H)
2200 - 2300 yards (2012 - 2103 m)
30”x36”; 52”x 60”; 59” x 85”
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This Christmas Lights Blanket is the perfect holiday accessory to add to your home this season. The lemon peel stitch adds the perfect texture to simulate freshly fallen snow!
This pattern includes 2 pdfs-one for the Christmas Light Appliqués (also free on the website) and one for the Blanket with tutorial on how to add the lights to your blanket.

5 mm (H) hook
#4 medium worsted weight yarn in various colors: white (blanket), green (border & strand) & red (border & lights) and any other colors for your Christmas Lights. I also used yellow, orange, light green, blue & purple for lights.
Yarn needle, scissors, t-pins/pins
Stroller (30”x36”)-4 skeins (1420 yds) for main blanket
Throw Size (52”x 60”)-I used 6 skeins (2130 yds) of Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in White for the main blanket
Twin Size (59” x 85”)-8 skeins (2840 yds) for the main blanket

Gauge for the blanket is 4”x 4” = 6 sc/dc pairs (12 stitches) x 12 rows.
Gauge for the lights is 1”x 1” = 4 sc x 4 rows