How To Make A Moss Stitch Blanket With Checks - Knitting For Profit

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How To Make A Moss Stitch Blanket With Checks

moss stitch blanket

If you want a bit of a challenge with your knitting, why not try knitting up some squares to make up a moss stitch blanket. This will be a great way to get rid of all your scraps of wool and will look great on your sofa.

The pattern is done in moss stitch with a checkered pattern which adds a 3-dimensional design to your piece.

Pattern For Moss Stitch Blanket With Checks

I find it easiest to knit many small squares and then join them up. If you would like to knit a larger square, simply double up on the stitches when casting on and repeat the pattern until the square is big enough for your liking.

Because this pattern requires concentration, I have stuck to 28 sts.moss stitch blanket You can decide how many squares to knit, depending on how large you want the moss stitch blanket to be.

To Make:

I used double knitting wool and 3.5mm knitting needles.

Cast on 28 sts.

Row 1:

[ws]: (p1, k1) twice. *p2 (k1, p1) 3 times. k1.* Rep from * to * once. p2, (p1, k1) twice.

Row 2:

(k1, p1) twice. k2 *(k1, p1) 3 times, k3.* Rep from * to * once. (k1, p1) twice.

Row 3:

(p1, k1) twice. k9, p2, k9 (p1, k1) twice.

Row 4:

(k1, p1) twice. p9, k2, p9. (k1, p1) twice.

Row 5:

(p1, k1) twice. p20. (p1, k1) twice.

Row 6:

(k1, p1) twice. k2. *(p1, k1) 3 times. p1, k2.* rep from * to * once. (k1, p1) twice.

Row 7:

(p1, k1) twice. p3. *(k1, p1) 3 times, p3.* Rep from * to * once. k1, p1, k1.

Rows 8 to 11:

Rep rows 6 and 7 twice.

Row 12: 

(k1, p1) twice. k2, p16, k2 (k1, p1) twice.

Row 13: 

(p1, k1) twice. p2, k16, p2, (p1, k1) twice.

Row 14:

(k1, p1) twice. k20. (k1, p1) twice.

Row 15:

(p1, k1) twice.*p2, (k1, p1) 3 times. k1.* Rep from * to * once, p2, (p1, k1) twice.

Row 16:

(k1, p1) twice. k2, *(k1, p1) 3 times, k3.* Rep from * to * once (k1, p1) twice.

Rows 17 to 20:

Rep rows 1 and 2 twice.

Rows 3 to 20 form the pattern.

Repeat them once more, then work rows 3 to 7 again.

Cast off.

You can either work all your squares in the same way or do larger squares. You can also do half you squares in this moss checkered pattern and the other half plain and then alternate them when sewing up the blanket.

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