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Charleston Garden Blanket

Charleston Garden Blanket

Easy knitted blankets just don't come this pretty. Prepare to be dazzled by the crazy colors of the Charleston Garden Blanket. This is just the pattern to make for the pre-teens or teenagers in your family. It would also look brilliant draped over the couch in a neutral-colored room to give it some extra life. These Lion Brand Ice Cream colors just look good enough to eat, and are just as sweet to knit with. Make this one your next knitting project if you're looking for something flashy and exciting.

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Knitting Needle SizeDouble-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

Yarn Weight(2) Fine (23-26 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch

Materials:

  • 923-201 Lion Brand Ice Cream: Cotton Candy - 2 Balls (A)
  • 923-202 Lion Brand Ice Cream: Lemon Swirl - 2 Balls (B)
  • 923-204 Lion Brand Ice Cream: Banana Split - 2 Balls (C)
  • 923-205 Lion Brand Ice Cream: Spumoni - 2 Balls (D)
  • Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 5
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
  • Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)

 

Gauge: One Hexagon motif = about 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm) across at widest point.

 

Abbreviations:

beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together

 

Stitch Explanation:

kfb (knit into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
1. Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.
2. Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st. You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
3. Drop the st from your left hand needle – you have increased 1 st.
pfb (purl into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
1. Purl the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.
2. Purl the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st. You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
3. Drop the st from your left hand needle – you have increased 1 st.

 

Notes:

1. 49 Hexagon motifs are worked, then sewn tog to make Blanket.
2. Motifs are worked in rnds on double pointed needles with the right side always facing you.

 

Instructions:

HEXAGONS (make 49: 15 with A, 12 with B, 10 with C and 12 with D)
Cast on 6 sts and divide evenly onto 3 needles with 2 sts on each needle. Join by working the first st on the left needle with the working yarn from the right needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Rnd 1 (Inc): *Kfb, pm; rep from * to last st, kfb, place a different color marker for beg of rnd – you will have 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3 (Inc): *Kfb, k to marker, slip marker; rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: Knit.
Rnd 5 (Inc): *Pfb, p to marker, slip marker; rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 6: Purl.
Rnds 7 and 8: Rep Rnds 5 and 6 – 30 sts.
Rnds 9 and 10: Rep Rnds 3 and 4 – 36 sts.
Rnds 11-26: Rep Rnds 3-10 – 84 sts at the end of Rnd 26.
Rnds 25-32: Rep Rnds 3-8 – 102 sts at the end of Rnd 32.
Bind off.

STRIPS 1, 5 and 9
Sew 5 A Hexagons into a strip.

STRIPS 2 and 6
Sew 6 B Hexagons into a strip.

STRIPS 3 and 7

Sew 5 C Hexagons into a strip.

STRIPS 4 and 8
Sew 6 D Hexagons into a strip.

FINISHING
Sew Strips together in numerical order, fitting Hexagons together.
Weave in ends.
 

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Well, although this is a pretty blanket, I really don't see myself ever making it. The first issue for me is stitch together all 49 hexagon shapes. The second is that in order to get the same look as the blanket in the photo you would need to buy the exact same yarn.

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