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Cosy Afghans & Blankets (including Free Patterns)

Hello Happy Knitters !! We have a treat for you all today with these delightful Blankets and throwovers. There is something for everyone, both beginner and intermediate skilled knitter

Bernat Reversible Knit Lap Blanket

To start off, we have this stunning reversible blanket, in Bernat Softee Chunky, which is the perfect choice of yarn. There are 7 rich and warm shades to choose from and an assortment of range in dimensions.

This requires a simple-level skill set, so it won’t take you long to tick off one or two. I’m sure you know a few people who would love to own one. Ideal for the long sitter, maybe grandparents who have to sit for a long period of time. What a special love-filled gift this would be!!

Just look at this Blanket and fall in love with your next project!! And yes, you can get the pattern absolutely free, here.

Everything you need for this project is included in the kit! 

Here are the instructions to care for your Blankie:

  • Do Not Bleach
  • Do Not Dry Clean
  • Do Not Iron
  • Delicate setting in Cool Water

Please feel free to comment, share or ask questions below.

December Fields

This Delicate but durable looking blanket is great for many seasons, whether you go for a picnic, snuggling up whilst watching your favorite film, or to throw over your knees when your working on your computer!!

The piece is worked back and forth in squares that are later sewn together when you have completed them. Altogether, it consists of 5 different squares with 3 of each square with a total of 15 squares. The pattern is very clear and easy to follow to make your knitted blanket in 2 Strands DROPS Air. Consisting of Cables, Bobbles and False Fisherman’s rib.

Please access your FREE Pattern from here.

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in the charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches – click here

There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for “crochet terms” here.

For this pattern in American English, please click here.  

Enjoy this project and please feel free to leave a comment or photo below! 

Bernat Squishy Fisherman’s Rib Knit Blanket

Now!! What a treat for a beginner project to get you HOOKED!

Literally…Start the Fisherman’s Rib Blanket

Made in Bernat Softee Chunky that gives an extra soft and comfy feel. You will miss it when you take it off from your shoulders. There are many shades to choose from so it is easy to color coordinate it with your living room, bedroom, or even your car if that tickles your fancy.

Everything you need to start your project is included in the kit so no need to delay and start it today!!

It is made in an easy 2-row repeat consisting of purls and a simple to work technique of knitting into stitches one row below, which creates the super-soft texture.

Treat and care for your new Blanket:

  • Do Not Bleach
  • Do Not Dry Clean
  • Do Not Iron
  • Delicate tumble and Dryer Setting

DOWNLOAD the FREE pattern now.

Ice Cream Squares

The Ice Cream Squares Knitted blanket in DROPS Puna with leaf pattern is a super delightful pastel color knitted blanket, knitted together in squares and sewn together when completed.

Each square begins from the middle out on double-pointed needles and using a circular needle.

Starting the first square in powder pink by casting on 8 stitches on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm. Follow the pattern to build your Blanket which consists of 20 squares:

  • Work 4 squares in powder pink
  • Work 4 squares in beige
  • Work 4 squares in light grey
  • Work 4 squares in off white

To assemble, sew square together stitch to stitch – see diagram A.2 in your pattern for colour placement.

Please Click Here for your FREE Pattern.

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in the charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches – click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for “crochet terms” here

Caron Speedy Knit Blanket

Just as it states, ‘Speedy’ Knit, this is a quick simple knitting project for you to get creative with this week.

To gain the marled effect seen in this blanket, mix the colors and blend the shades of Caron Simply Soft held together and merging gracefully. Choose from a wide selection of colors for the perfect combo for you. Those chilly days will feel much warmer with your Caron Speedy Knit Blanket.

The pattern which is totally free can be downloaded here.

The pattern is knit in the soft and snug Fisherman’s Rib stitch, for that extra snug feeling with a sheer finish. When you adorn this blanket, it will feel like a robe around you. Sheer pleasure! You won’t regret for a moment you took time for this project!!

Everything you need to make your new project is included in this kit! Time to get stitching!

To care for this blanket make sure you wash in cool water, do not iron and Dry Flat.

I would love for you to leave a comment to tell us how your project unfolded.

Patons Cross Roads Cable Knit Blanket

This wonderfully warm and lush blanket will finish off any room with style!

This Patons Classic Wool Roving is super soft with a wide choice of shades. Go for the neutral look or bright and cheery to add a splash of color to your home. You get to be creative!! With this Patons Cross Roads Blanket, you cannot go wrong because it oozes character. It looks great anywhere and wrapped around anyone.

This is a project for the Intermediate Knitter!! 

Collect your FREE pattern here. Check out the pattern to see the list of supplies that you will need to complete this project.

Once your project is complete, don’t forget to properly care for it in order to make it last! Wash in cool water, do not iron, dry flat and of course do not bleach!

Caron Counterpane Knit Blanket

This is an exquisite knitted Caron Counterpane Knit Blanket which resembles a patchwork piece. What a treat to be able to make and own this warm and pretty throw-over. Your new lush and cosy blanket is knitted with your yarn of choice. The Caron One Pound is a perfect choice for snugness and natural class. Caron One Pound Yarn is available in a wide range of shades to fit many personalities and to match home decor.

This pattern requires an intermediate skill level it could be a challenging project for a beginner to up their skills.

This unique project has everything to offer!! Comfort, pleasing to the eye, and versatile. You will be able to use it wherever you desire.

Get your free pattern to get started.

Make sure you treat your finished project right so your hard work ages gracefully.

  • Wash in Warm Water
  • Delicate Setting
  • Tumble Dry Low Heat
  • Delicate Cycle

Bernat Seed Stitch Throw

What a lovely piece of artwork this blanket is! And guess what, even a beginner knitter can get it done! It’s so exciting to think you can practice and build this masterpiece. Knitted with very chunky tubular yarn from Bernat Maker Big.

It is knitted in one full piece with knit and purl stitches, which can be completed quickly as the yarn is thick and chunky. Before you know it, your project throw will be yours to cosy up in or gift it to that special and lucky person.

Yarnspirations.com provides us with a free pattern here and don’t forget to pick up the finishing touches for your project! Take a look at the list of supplies you’ll need that aren’t included in your kit.

For proper care, wash in cool water on a delicate setting, do not iron and dry flat

Please feel free to leave a comment, ask a question and share a photo with us, we’d love to see your makes!

Happy Knitting !!!!

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