November 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Tunisian Slant Stitch
9.0 mm (M/N)
4080 - 4100 yards (3731 - 3749 m)
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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

Yarn Needle

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.