Say goodbye to those cold wintry days with this knitted blanket. And what’s better to cuddle up under than your very own handmade piece. We’d say you would be in bed all day! If you are not liking the blues, pick your own color combination to create the beautiful ombre effect.
Pattern by Petra Orrbeck of Magasin Duett
200 grams each of Magasin Duett Supersoft in the following colors:
– Bleached White
– Silver Grey
– Flanell Grey
Tools & Materials
100 cm long circular needle (5 mm)
(The gauge of this blanket is not important)
Approximately 140 cm wide x 170 cm inches long
With double thread of Bleached White cast on 250 stitches. Knit in garter stitch for 40 rows. Change one of the threads of Bleached White to one thread of Silver Grey and continue to work 40 more rows in garter stitch. Remove the Bleached White and knit with double thread of Silver Grey for 40 rows.
Change one of the threads of Silver Grey to one thread of Flanell Grey and continue to work 40 more rows in garter stitch.
Continue to work garter stitch like this and change one of the threads every 40 row like this:
– Two threads of Flanell Grey
– One thread of Flanell Grey and one thread of Oxford
– Two threads of Oxford
– One thread of Oxford and one thread of Graphite
– Two threads of Graphite
– One thread of Graphite and one thread of Black
– Two threads of Black
Weave in all the ends and let the blanket take a warm bath with some liquid detergent to remove the spinning oil from the yarn.
To make it airy and softer you can put it in the tumble dryer for a short while and then let it flat dry.