Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
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bernat® blanket™ twisted stitch knit blanket

Crisp twisted stitches worked in a striking cable pattern makes this blanket a super cosy piece for your sofa or bed. Made using everyone's favourite super soft chenile yarn, Bernat® Blanket™, it's an easy to care for piece that will be a favourite for years to come.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  Approx 56” x 60” [142 x 152.5 cm]

GAUGE: 8 sts and 13 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st. Take time and check your gauge.

SPECIAL STITCHES:

  • LT (Left Twist): Skip first stitch on left-hand needle and knit 2nd stitch through back loop, leaving stitch on needle. Knit 1st and 2nd sts together through back loops.
  • RT (Right Twist): Knit next 2 stitches together leaving sts on left-hand needle. Insert right-hand needle between 2 sts and knit first st again. Slip both sts from needle. 

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Cast on 102 sts.

Knit 4 rows, noting first row is WS.

Increase row: K5. Kfb. *K9. Kfb. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6. 112 sts.

Proceed in Twisted St Pat as follows:

Row 1: (RS). K4. P6. [(RT) 4 times. (LT) 4 times. P3. (LT) 4 times. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. (LT) 4 times. P6. K4.

Row 2: K10. (P16. K3) 5 times. K7.

Row 3: K4. P5. [(RT) 4 times. P2. (LT) 4 times. P3. (LT) 3 times. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. P2. (LT) 4 times. P5. K4.

Row 4: K9. (P8. K2. P8. K3. P14. K3) twice. P8. K2. P8. K9.

Row 5: K4. P4. [(RT) 4 times. P4. (LT) 4 times. P3. (LT) twice. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. P4. (LT) 4 times. P4. K4.

Row 6: K8. (P8. K4. P8. K3. P12. K3) twice. P8. K4. P8. K8.


Step 2

Row 7: K4. P3. [(RT) 4 times. P6. (LT) 4 times. P3. LT. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. P6. (LT) 4 times. P3. K4.

Row 8: K7. (P8. K6. P8. K3. P10. K3) twice. P8. K6. P8. K7

Row 9: K4. P2. [(RT) 4 times. P8. (LT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. P8. (LT) 4 times. P2. K4.

Row 10: K6. (P8. K8. P8. K3. P8. K3) twice. P8. K8. P8. K6.

Row 11: K4. P3. [(LT) 4 times. P6. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. LT. P3] twice. (LT) 4 times. P6. (RT) 4 times. P3. K4.

Row 12: K7. (P8. K6. P8. K3. P10. K3) twice. P8. K6. P8. K7.

Row 13: K4. P4. [(LT) 4 times. P4. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. (LT) twice. P3] twice. (LT) 4 times. P4. (RT) 4 times. P3. K4.

Row 14: K8. (P8. K4. P8. K3. P12. K3) twice. P8. K4. P8. K8.

Row 15: K4. P5. [(LT) 4 times. P2. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. (LT) 3 times. P3] twice. (LT) 4 times. P2. (RT) 4 times. P5. K4.

Row 16: K9. (P8. K2. P8. K3. P14. K3) twice. P8. K2. P8. K9.

Row 17: K4. P6. [(LT) 4 times. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. (LT) 4 times. P3] twice. (LT) 4 times. (RT) 4 times. P6. K4.

Row 18: K10. (P16. K3) 5 times. K7.

Row 19: K4. P7. [(LT) 3 times. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. P2. (LT) 4 times. P3] twice. (LT) 3 times. (RT) 4 times. P7. K4.

Row 20: K11. (P14. K3. P8. K2. P8. K3) twice. P14. K11.

Row 21: K4. P8. [(LT) twice. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. P4. (LT) 4 times. P3] twice. (LT) twice. (RT) 4 times. P8. K4.

Step 3

Row 22: K12. (P12. K3. P8. K4. P8. K3) twice. P12. K12.

Row 23: K4. P9. [LT. (RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. P6. (LT) 4 times. P3) twice. LT. (RT) 4 times. P9. K4.

Row 24: K13. (P10. K3. P8. K6. P8. P3) twice. P10. K13.

Row 25: K4. P10. [(RT) 4 times. P3. (RT) 4 times. P8. (LT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. P10. K4.

Row 26: K14. (P8. K3. P8. K8. P8. K3) twice. P8. K14.

Row 27: K4. P9. [(RT) 4 times. LT. P3. (LT) 4 times. P6. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. LT. P9. K4.

Row 28: K13. (P10. K3. P8. K6. P8. K3) twice. P10. K13.

Row 29: K4. P8. [(RT) 4 times. (LT) twice. P3. (LT) 4 times. P4. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. (LT) twice. P8. K4.

Row 30: K12. (P12. K3. P8. K4. P8. K3) twice. P12. K12.

Row 31: K4. P7. [(RT) 4 times. (LT) 3 times. P3. (LT) 4 times. P2. (RT) 4 times. P3] twice. (RT) 4 times. (LT) 3 times. P7. K4.

Row 32: K11. (P14. K3. P8. K2. P8. K3) twice. P14. K11.

Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 59” [150 cm], ending on a Row 16 or 32.

Decrease Row: (RS). K5. K2tog. *K9. K2tog. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6. 102 sts.

Knit 4 rows (garter st). 

Cast off knitwise.

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