Basketweave Chunky Knit Blanket Pattern
If you are looking for a super easy blanket pattern that knits up in the blink of an eye, this Basketweave Chunky Knit Blanket Pattern is for you. This knitting project uses jumbo yarn and giant needles, so there is no way this blanket would not be equally as fast as it is cuddly. And cuddly it is! The yarn is unbelievably soft and plush, and you will not want to leave its happy warmth. Knit this blanket for yourself and every one of your friends because you will want to share the snuggly love.
Yarn Weight(7) Jumbo
Gauge2.5 sts = 4" (10 cm)
4 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Garter st
Finished Size48" (122 cm) wide x 50" (127 cm) long
- 9 balls Red Heart Boutique Irresistible, 7875 Denim
- Susan Bates Circular Knitting Needles: 35 mm (US 100) 40" (100 cm) or longer
- Yarn needle
- Optional sewing needle and thread to match yarn color (for weaving ends)
Note: Pattern starts on an odd numbered row, which is the wrong side.
Cast on 32 sts.
Rows 1-4: Knit
Row 5: *k4, p4; repeat from * to last 8 sts, k8.
Rows 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14: Knit.
Rows 7 and 9: Repeat Row 5.
Rows 11, 13, and 15: k8, *p4, k4; repeat from * to end of row.
Row 16: Knit.
Repeat rows 5-16 until work measures 48" (122 cm), ending after a Row 8.
Knit 4 rows.
Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends (sew with needle and thread if ends are difficult to weave in).
- * or **
- repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
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