Easy garter stitch blanket striped on the diagonal. Shown in Bernat Satin.View Printer Friendly PDF
Approx 35 ins [89 cm] square.
Bernat® Satin (100 g/3.5 oz; 149 m /163 yds)
Contrast A (04317 Stardust) 1 ball
Contrast B (04420 Sea Shell) 2 balls
Contrast C (04615 Banana) 2 balls
Contrast D (04230 Spring) 2 balls
Contrast E (04143 Lapis) 1 ball
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 40 ins [100 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.
17 sts and 36 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in garter st.
With A: 90 rows.
With B: 90 rows.
With C: 90 rows.
With D: 90 rows.
With E: 90 rows.
These 450 rows form Stripe Pat.
With A, cast on 2 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS) (Inc 1 st in next st) twice. 4 sts.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: K2. yo. Knit to end of row.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until 46 rows of C have been worked.
(226 rows have been worked in total).
Next row: K1. K2tog. yo. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row to 5 sts on needle.
Next row: K1. K2tog. yo. K2tog. 4 sts.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: (K2tog) twice. 2 sts.