Jul 20, 2017

Patriotic Picnic Blanket

This two person, soft and cozy, picnic blanket is perfect for any outdoor occasion. It’s a festive accent to get you in the picnic mood  ….double knit so you can use either side!

Loom: Zippy Master Set

Yarn: Knit Picks Mighty Stitch Super Bulky (44 yards per skein)
7 skeins of Serrano (308 yards), 10 skeins of White (440 yards)

Finished Size: 45″x 50″

Tools: Knit hook, crochet hook, large sewing needle

Notes: Pattern is made using two double knit loom configurations.
Both in double knit

Instructions: Make 13 stripes (7 in Serrano + 6 in White)

Configure Loom using 2 Zippys + 2 Straight Connectors (double knit)
– cast on using 4 sets of pegs (all 8 pegs)
– set anchor yarn to secure the stitches
– work 56 rows of stockinette stitch keep track to ensure exact length)
– bind off, weave in yarn tails
– finish off cast on edge

Make 2 in White (these will be the edge strips for blanket)
Configure Loom using 4 Zippys + 2 Straight Connectors (double knit)
– cast on using 8 sets of pegs (all 16 pegs)
– set anchor yarn to secure the stitches
– work 56 rows of stockinette stitch (keep track to ensure exact length)
– bind off, weave in yarn tails
– finish off cast on edge

Arrange strips and sew together using the mattress stitch

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