Mavericks Blanket by Nicole Bottles

Mavericks Blanket

Knitting
October 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Garter
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
816 - 7752 yards (746 - 7088 m)
Baby - 30” x 40” (76 cm x 102 cm), Toddler - 45” x 54” (114 cm x 137 cm), Throw - 55” x 60” (139 cm x 152 cm), Twin - 65” x 90” ( 165 cm x 228 cm), Double - 80” x 90” (203 cm x 228 cm), Queen - 90” x 103” (228 x 261 cm), King - 110” x 103” (279 cm x 26
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While the real Mavericks in Northern California may be daunting waves to surf, you’ll sail through this simple garter stitch chevron blanket in no time. You’ll alternate knitting the tall waves of your primary color, broken by the “white caps” section in your complimentary coloured yarn.

YARN
4/8/12/20/25/32/40 skeins MC, 2/4/5/9/11/14/17 skeins CC in Berroco Vintage Chunky 136 yards (124 meters), 3.5 oz (100 grams)

NEEDLES
1 pair of US 10.5 - 6.5 mm

NOTIONS
bodkin, 2 stitch markers, t-pins for blocking (optional)

GAUGE
6 stitches, 7 rows = 2” (5 cm) in garter (although gauge is unimportant here!)

LEVEL 1 - Adventurous Beginners

MEASUREMENTS
Baby - 30” x 40” (76 cm x 102 cm) - shown
Toddler - 45” x 54” (114 cm x 137 cm)
Throw - 55” x 60” (139 cm x 152 cm)
Twin - 65” x 90” ( 165 cm x 228 cm)
Double - 80” x 90” (203 cm x 228 cm)
Queen - 90” x 103” (228 x 261 cm)
King - 110” x 103” (279 cm x 261 cm)

SKILLS REQUIRED
cast on, bind off, joining new balls of yarn, simple increases (knit front and back), simple decreases (knit 2 together), tucking in ends