Windy Day Blanket by Purl Soho

Windy Day Blanket

Knitting
August 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1237 - 1546 yards (1131 - 1414 m)
Crib (Throw)
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This pattern is available for free.

MATERIALS
Our Windy Day Blanket Bundle includes 16 skeins of Purl Soho’s Linen Quill Worsted, 50% fine highland wool, 35% alpaca, and 15% linen. Each skein is 164 yards.

NOTE: The bundle makes the Throw size Blanket. For the Crib Size, buy individual skeins, and you will only need 6 skeins of Color A.

  • Color A: 6 (13) skeins of Linen Quill Worsted; approximately 984 (1,132) yards required. We used Pale Oats.
  • Color B: 1 skein of Linen Quill Worsted; approximately 79 (117) yards required. We used Dandelion Yellow.
  • Color C: 1 skein of Linen Quill Worsted; approximately 87 (164) yards required. We used Bright Flamingo.
  • Color D: 1 skein of Linen Quill Worsted; approximately 87 (133) yards required. We used Super Orange.

You will also need…
US 7, straight or 20- or -24-inch circular needles

And here are two more pretty palettes for inspiration…

  • Color A: Heirloom White; Color B: True Turquoise; Color C: Eggshell Blue; Color D: Cobalt Blue
  • Color A: Heirloom White; Color B: Stonewall Gray; Color C: Kettle Black; Color D: Stillwater Blue

GAUGE
18 stitches and 36 rows (18 garter ridges) = 4 inches in garter stitch

NOTE: This pattern uses almost the full skein of Colors A and C, so swatch in Colors B or D and make sure you achieve this gauge in order to ensure that you have enough yarn.

SIZES
Crib (Throw)

Finished Dimensions: 28 inches wide x 42 inches long (42 inches wide x 56 inches long)

Sample: The blanket pictured here is Throw size.

NOTES

PICKING UP STITCHES
For instructions and a video tutorial on how to pick up stitches along a vertical edge in garter stitch, please visit our Picking Up Stitches Tutorial.