Love Knots - PDF knitting pattern
The blanket is knitted in mosaic garter stitch. Mosaic knitting is a fun and easy way of knitting with two colours to create a colourwork pattern which looks much more complicated than it is. The beauty of mosaic knitting is that it only uses one of the yarns at a time, while the other waits at the beginning of the round. All you need to know is how to knit and slip stitches and follow a colourwork chart to create an intricate pattern. There are ZERO purl stitches needed. Directions are given how to work mosaic.
The pattern is fully charted.
The pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.
The blanket can be worked in blocks and sewn together or worked in one piece following several charts simultaneously. Separate pdf’s provided for each version.
DK / 8 ply. 100 g / 3.53 oz = 240 m / 262 yards
James C. Brett Marble Double Knitting, in two colours, one light colour, one dark colour.
Approximate amounts needed:
LC – light colour 700 g / 24.7 oz = 1680 m / 1834 yards
DC – dark colour 800 g / 28.2 oz = 1920 m / 2096 yards
Needles & notions
4.5 mm / US 7 needles
Approximately 154 x 154 cm / 60½ x 60½”
20 stitches x 40 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” in mosaic pattern after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but will affect finished dimensions and yarn requirements.
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