School Spirit Blanket FREE Knitting Pattern PDF – Multi-sized
There’s something special about a handknit, which is why they make the perfect gift for a college-bound student. Not only are they like a cozy hug from home, but they also add warmth when trekking across campus or heading to an outdoor game.
The School Spirit Blanket free knitting pattern includes 4 sizes. The smallest size would be great for a stadium lap blanket. The second size is the right size for studying, and the third and fourth sizes are for twin and full beds, respectively.
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See yarn and needle requirements below.
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Here are the specs:
Ewe Ewe Yarns Pattern #282 Designed by Heather Walpole
- Lap Blanket: 28 x 31.5” / 71 x 80 cm
- Small Throw: 36 x 48” / 91.5 x 122 cm
- Twin Bed: 48 x 72” / 122 x 183 cm
- Full Bed: 60 x 72” / 152.5 x 183 cm
Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Wooly Worsted, 95 yards per 50g skein, 100% merino wool superwash yarn, #4 worsted weight
- Lap Blanket: 7 skeins
- Small Throw: 14 skeins
- Twin Bed: 28 skeins
- Full Bed: 35 skeins
Needles: US 10 (6 mm) 24” / 60 cm circular knitting needles
Supplies: Darning needle
Gauge: 14 sts and 30 rows to 4” garter stitch.
For a tidier edge, slip the first stitch of every row as if to purl then continue knitting the row as normal. On a row with a new color, be sure to knit all the stitches to have a smooth color transition.
Yardage amounts are based on gauge shown above. Adding stitches or length to the sizes shown may require additional yardage.