Time Required :
Over an hour
Beginner
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loops & threads® country loom™ shadow squares knit blanket

A simple knit blanket is perfect for your living room.
Step 1
Abbreviations
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Kfb = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch
Inc = Increase(ing)
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 37½" x 45" (95 x 114.5 cm)

GAUGE: 8 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm) in garter st
 
Quantities Needed for this Project
2 Balls - Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ (5 oz./140 ga.; 104 yds./95 m) Yarn – Warm Cream (Contrast A; 10133270)
2 Balls - Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ (5 oz./140 ga.; 104 yds./95 m) Yarn – Shale (Contrast B; 10133271)
2 Balls - Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ (5 oz./140 ga.; 104 yds./95 m) Yarn – Solarium (Contrast C; 10133278)  
Step 2
Instructions
 
Basic Square 
 
With Color 1, cast on 1 st.
 
1st row: Kfb.
 
2nd row: Kfb. K1.
 
3rd row: Kfb. Knit to end of row.
 
Rep last row, inc 1 st at beg of every row until work along one side measures 7½" (19 cm). Break Color 1. Join Color 2.
 
Next row: With Color 2, K2tog. Knit to end of row.
 
Rep last row, dec 1 st at beg of every row until there are 2 sts rem.
 
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.
Step 3
Note: Make five of each different Square, following instructions for Basic Square.
 
Square 1: B for Color 1 and C as Color 2.
 
Square 2: B for Color 1 and A as Color 2.
 
Square 3: A for Color 1 and C as Color 2.
 
Square 4: A for Color 1 and B as Color 2.
 
Square 5: C for Color 1 and B as Color 2.
 
Square 6: C for Color 1 and A as Color 2.
Step 4
Finishing: Following Diagram, sew Squares tog, using flat seam. 
Step 5
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10133270 
    $4.99
    ea.
    • Color: Warm Cream
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Color: Warm Cream
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Color: Warm Cream
    • Size: 5 oz
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10133271 
    $4.99
    ea.
    • Color: Shale
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Color: Shale
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Color: Shale
    • Size: 5 oz
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10133278 
    $4.99
    ea.
    • Color: Solarium
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Color: Solarium
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Color: Solarium
    • Size: 5 oz
    Add to cart options
 
 

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