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bernat® crushed velvet™ two tone knit blanket

This blanket incorporates an easy slipped stitch technique to create this beautiful herringbone effect. Worked in two shades of Bernat® Crushed Velvet™, this ultra soft blanket adds a sophisticated warmth to any room! 
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approx 50” x 58” [127 cm x 147.5 cm]

GAUGES:

14 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter st

17 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pat. Save time and check your gauge.

STITCHES EXPLANATION:
- Kfb (Knit Into Front and Back): Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch

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Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

With A, cast on 162 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:

Knit 12 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS.

Increase Row: K2. Kfb. *K4. Kfb. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4. 194 sts.

Proceed in pat as follows:

Row 1: (RS). With B, K1. *Sl1Pwyib. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Row 2: With B, K1. *P2. Sl1Pwyif. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Row 3: With A, K1. *K1. Sl1Pwyib. (K2. Sl1Pwyib) 3 times. K3. (Sl1Pwyib. K2) 3 times. Sl1Pwyib. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Row 4: With A, K1. *Sl1Pwyif. (P2. Sl1Pwyif) 3 times. P3. (Sl1Pwyif. P2) 3 times. Sl1Pwyif. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Row 5: With B, K1. *K2. (Sl1Pwyib. K2) 3 times. Sl1Pwyib. K1. Sl1Pwyib. (K2. Sl1Pwyib) 3 times. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Row 6: With B, K1. *P1. (Sl1Pwyif. P2) 3 times. Sl1Pwyif. P1. Sl1Pwyif. (P2. Sl1Pwyif) 3 times. P2. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Rows 7 and 8: With A, rep Rows 1 and 2.

Rows 9 and 10: With B, rep Rows 3 and 4.

Rows 11 and 12: With A, rep Rows 5 and 6.

These 12 rows form pat.

Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 58”, ending on Row 6 or 12.

Decrease Row: With A, K2. K2tog. *K4. K2tog. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K5. 162 sts.

Knit 12 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise.

Border

With A, and RS facing, pick up and knit 200 sts evenly along side edge of Blanket. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:

Knit 12 rows.

Cast off knitwise.

Rep for opposite side edge of Blanket.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Cont = Continue

Contrast A = Cream

Contrast B = Deep Gray

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit Next 2 Stitches Together

Kfb = Knit Into Front and Back

P = Purl

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sl1Pwyib = Slip Next Stitch Purlwise With Yarn At Back Of Work

Sl1Pwyif = Slip Next Stitch Purlwise With Yarn At Front Of Work 

St(s) = Stitch(es)

WS = Wrong Side

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  • 946471186
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    Item # 10596543 
    $7.49
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    • Color: Deep Gray
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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    Item # 10596548 
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    • Color: Cream
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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    • Size: 10.5 oz
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