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Car Blanket
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L0165AD This blanket rolls up for easy storage in the car.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 41 x 42 in. (104 x 106.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-135 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Spice

Dark burnt orange


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Note: (A)

640-143 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Claret

Deep purplish red


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Note: (B)

640-146 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fig

Rich medium purple


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Note: (C)

640-149 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Charcoal

Dark gray


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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Size 13 [9 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
2 buttons, 1 1/4 in. (32 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
10 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1.

Blanket, including borders, is knit in one piece.
2.

Blanket is worked in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS), with 5 sts at the beginning and end of each row worked in Garter st (k every row) for side borders.

Stitch markers are used to separate the border sts.
3.

A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
4.

Straps are knit separately and are used to secure Blanket when it is rolled for storage.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
With A, cast on 105 sts.
Work in Garter st (k every row) for 10 rows for border.
Row 1 (RS): K5 (for Garter st border), place marker, k across to last 5 sts (for St st portion of Blanket), pm, k5 (for Garter st border).
Row 2 (WS): K5, slip marker (sm), p across to last 5 sts, sm, k5.
Rep last 2 rows until piece measures 4 in.

(10 cm) from beg.
Change to B.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 8 in.

(20.5 cm) from beg.
Change to C.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 12 in.

(30.5 cm) from beg.
Change to D.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 16 in.

(40.5 cm) from beg.
Change to A.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 20 in.

(51 cm) from beg.
Change to B.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 24 in.

(61 cm) from beg.
Change to C.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 28 in.

(71 cm) from beg.
Change to D.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 32 in.

(81.5 cm) from beg.
Change to A.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures about 36 in.

(91.5 cm) from beg.
Change to B.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures about 39 in.

(99 cm) from beg.
Work in Garter st for 10 rows.
Bind off.



STRAPS (make 2)
With B, cast on 5 sts.
Working back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles, k3 rows.
Next row: K2, yo, k2tog (buttonhole made), k1.
Continue in Garter st until piece measures 18 in.

(46 cm) from beg.

Bind off.
Sew a button to end of each Strap, opposite buttonhole.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.



ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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