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caron® kindness™ gridlock knit blanket

You'll love this bold knit blanket – it’s bright enough to stop traffic! Get your needles ready, because we’re going to show you how to whip up this geometric gridlock pattern out of Caron® Kindness™ yarn. Check out our free pattern below, and get started!
Step 1
MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 50" x 60" .

GAUGE: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in stocking st; save time and check your gauge.
 
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INSTRUCTIONS:
 
Cast on 198 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
 
Row 1: (RS). Knit.

Row 2: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
 
Row 3: Knit.
 
Rep last 2 rows 5 times more.
 
Next Row: (WS). (P2. K2) twice. P2. Purl to last 12 sts. P2. (K2. P2) twice.
 

Proceed in pat as follows:

Row 1: K10. P2. *P12. K2. P2. Rep from * to last 10 sts. K10.
 
Row 2: (P2. K2) twice. P2. *K2. P2. K12. Rep from * to last 12 sts. (K2. P2) 3 times.
 
Row 3: As Row 1.
 
Row 4: (P2. K2) twice. Purl to last 8 sts. (K2. P2) twice.
 
Row 5: K10. P2. *K2. (P1. K1) 5 times. K2. P2. Rep from * to last 10 sts. K10.
 
Row 6: (P2. K2) twice. P2. *K2. P2. (P1. K1) 5 times. P2. Rep from * to last 12 sts. (K2. P2) 3 times.
 
Row 7: K10. P2. *K2. (K1. P1) 5 times. K2. P2. Rep from * to last 10 sts. K2. (P2. K2) twice.
 
Row 8: (P2. K2) twice. P2. *K2. P2. (K1. P1) 5 times. P2. Rep from * to last 12 sts. (K2. P2) 3 times.
 
Rows 9-12: As Rows 5-8.
 
Row 13: As Row 5.
 
Row 14: As Row 6.
 
Row 15: K10. P2. *K2. P14. Rep from * to last 10 sts. K10.
 
Row 16: (P2. K2) twice. P2. *K14. P2. Rep from * to last 12 sts. (K2. P2) 3 times.
 
Row 17: As Row 15.
 
Row 18: As Row 4. 
 
These 18 rows form pat. Cont in pat as established until work from beg measures approx 57½", ending on Row 18.
 
Next Row: (RS). Knit.
 
Next Row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
 
Next Row: Knit.
 
Rep last 2 rows 5 times.
 
Cast off. (WS).  
Step 2
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
K = Knit
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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