Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
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caron® big cakes™ catch some waves knit tasseled blanket in blue macaroon

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 4 - Caron® Big Cakes™ Yarn – Blue Macaroon

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 45" long x 58"

GAUGE: 15 sts and 19 rows = 4" in stocking stitch

 
INSTRUCTIONS:
Cast on 198 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
 
Knit 5 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
 
1st row:  (RS). K3. Kfb. K5. ssk. K2tog. K5. *(Kfb) twice. K5. ssk. K2tog. K5. Rep from * to last 4 sts. Kfb. K3.

2nd row:  K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.
 
These 2 rows form Chevron Pat.
 
Cont in Chevron Pat until work from beg measures 57" , ending on a WS row.
Knit 5 rows (garter st).
 
Cast off knitwise (WS). 
Step 2
TASSELS (make 4)
Wrap yarn around an 8" cardboard square approximately 100 times. Tie top of wrapped yarn together with a 6-inch strand, leaving ends long. Remove wrapped yarn from cardboard by cutting through the opposite end from the tie. Tie a 12" strand of yarn around center of wrapped yarn, threading loose ends down through the tied piece. Trim cut ends until desired length, and tie each tassel to a corner of the blanket, using the loose strands at the top of the tassel.
 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue
= Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
Kfb = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch
Pat = Pattern
RS = Right Side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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  • 946471112
    Item # 10527485 
    $7
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    $9.99
    • Color: Blue Macaron
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Blue Macaron
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Blue Macaron
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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  • 809187846
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    Item # 10248710 
    $7.49
    • Size: 9
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