Quick Knit Blanket
The Quick Knit Blanket is the perfect cozy knitting pattern for days when you want to snuggle up and relax. This easy pattern is made using bulky weight yarn, so it will work up quickly and provide immediate satisfaction. The cream color yarn is also perfect for any home decor. A neutral color is a great way to show off the beautiful stitches of your knitted blanket. In no time, you will have a soft blanket you will use for years and years to come. Plus, if you're looking for a quick, yet extremely thoughtful housewarming gift, it doesn't get much better than this free knit afghan pattern.
Knitting Needle Size13 or 9 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge6 sts = 5 cm (2”) and 4 rows = 2.5 cm (1”) over pattern. CHECK YOUR TENSION. Use any size needles to obtain the tension.
Finished SizeAfghan measures approximately 104 x 147 cm (41" x 58")
- Red Heart® "Comfort® Chunky": N405, 3 balls (1080g) 4452 Cream
- Circular Knitting Needle: 9mm [US 13] – 73 cm (29")
- Yarn needle
With circular needle cast on 120 sts; do not join, but work back and forth in rows.
Knit 6 rows garter stitch (knit every row).
Proceed in pattern:
Rows 1 and 2: * P2, K2; rep from *.
Row 3: P1, * K2, P2; rep from *, end K2, P1.
Row 4: K1, * P2, K2; rep from *. end P2, K1.
Rows 5 and 6: * K2, P2; rep from * .
Row 7: Repeat row 4.
Row 8: Repeat row 3.
Rows 9 and 10: Repeat row 1.
Row 11: Repeat row 4.
Row 12: Repeat row 3.
Rows 13 and 14: Repeat row 5.
Row 15: Repeat row 3.
Row 16: Repeat row 4.
Repeat rows 1 through 16 for pattern until afghan measures approximately 143 cm (56½”) long.
Work 5 rows garter stitch.
Cast off loosely.
- repeat whatever follows the * as indicated