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bernat® velvet™ knit zig zag blanket

Knit a sophisticated chevron throw – like this cozy zig zag blanket – out of Bernat® Velvet™! It’s a super-soft, super-bulky chenille yarn that will give all your knitting projects a delightfully plush feel. We’ve got lots of beautiful colors to choose from, so pick your favorites and check out the free pattern below!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 58" x 65" [137 x 175 cm]

GAUGE: 12 sts and 17 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st; save time and check your gauge

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With MC, cast on 179 sts (multiple of 14 sts +11). Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, knit 5 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS. Break MC.

Proceed in pat as follows:

**Row 1: (RS). With A, K5. *K1. yo. K5. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K5. yo. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.

Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.

Row 3: K5. *K2. yo. K4. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K4. yo. K1. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.

Row 5: K5. *K3. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo. K2. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.

Row 7: K5. *K4. yo. K2. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K2. yo. K3. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.

Row 9: K5. *K5. yo. K1. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K1. yo. K4. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.

Row 11: K5. *K6. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6.

Row 12: As 2nd row. Break A.

Rows 13 to 18: With MC, knit 6 rows (garter st). Break MC at end of last row.**

These 18 rows form pat and 5 garter sts at each side edge.

Rows 19 to 36: Rep from ** to ** substituting B for A.

Rows 37 to 54: Rep from ** to ** substituting C for A.

Rep last 54 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 65" [175 cm], ending with 5 garter rows of MC. Cast off knitwise (WS).


Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Contrast A = Chilled Blue

Contrast B = Pagoda

Contrast C = New Navy

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit Next 2 Stitches Together

MC = (Main Color) Taupe Coffee

Pat = Pattern

Psso = Pass Slipped Stitch Over

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sl1 = Slip Next Stitch Knitwise

St(s) = Stitch(es)

WS = Wrong Side

Yo = Yarn Over


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  • 809187849
    Item # 10397021 
    • Size: No. 10 / 6 mm
    • Size: No. 10 / 6 mm
    • Size: No. 10 / 6 mm
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