I have outdoor projects, and my wife has sewing and knitting projects during the winter. She decided to make a blanket.
This blanket is so soft and warm and looks elegant at the same time. In addition to being elegant, it is really easy and requires little time and minimum concentration.
My wife usually knits with fairly thick yarn. I didn’t know the difference between thick and thin yarn, so she explained it:
Thin yarns are typically used in lace projects, while thick yarns are used for projects like sweaters and blankets.
Thick yarns are made of multiple strands that are twisted together to make a single strand. This type of yarn is often used for items like sweaters and blankets because it creates a tighter knit, which can be beneficial in cold weather. Thin yarns, on the other hand, are made from only one strand that is not twisted together. This type of yarn is typically used for lace projects because it creates a looser weave that gives the fabric more drape and flexibility.
She explained further the pattern. She says it’s super easy.
Use needles size 35 with 6 skeins of Twinkle Hand Knits Soft Chunky like this one.
- Cast on till the blanket is the width you want it to be. Cast on between 60 and 80 stitches.
- Knit, Purl, Knit Purl till the end of the row
- Purl, Knit, Purl Knit till the end of row two
- Repeat rows one and two until the blanket is the size you want it to be.
My wife knit it for my kids and now she is seriously considering making one for herself.
The process of knitting is therapeutic, it’s a great way to clear your mind and relax. It’s also a way to create something beautiful with your own hands. I’m not that good at knitting at all, but I did knit a scarf when I was still a child.
I’m sure you know how easy it would be to make something like this with your own hands? You don’t need any fancy equipment or skills and you can find instructions on the internet or in a book at the library.
It’s not too late to make one for yourself!