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Half Square Triangle Blanket
Lion Brand® Jamie®
Pattern Number: L20049 Knit squares on the bias to create the geometric look on this throw. Great for a baby's room or a graduation gift. Click here to see it in another colorway.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 32 x 32 in. (81.5 x 81.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jul 16, 2012)
Assembly Diagram corrected.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

881-204 Jamie Yarn: Blue Stripes

White with lightest blue and medium blue stripes


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.16
Note: (A)

881-108 Jamie Yarn: Blue Bonnet

Sky blue


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.87
Note: (B)

881-106 Jamie Yarn: Little Boy Blue

Periwinkle blue


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.58
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.70


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
20 sts + 38 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st - 1 st increased.yo (yarn over) An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows:1.

Bring yarn to front, between the needles.

2.

Take yarn to back, over the right needle to create the new st.

NOTES:
1.

Blanket is made of 16 Squares.

Each Square is worked diagonally beginning at one corner.

Sts are increased and then decreased to make Square.



2.

Increase half of each Square is worked in one color and decrease half in another color.


INSTRUCTIONS



SQUARE (make 16 - 8 with B and A, 6 with C and A, 2 with C and B) With first color, cast on 3 sts.

Row 1: Sl 1, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k1 - 5 sts at the end of this row.

Row 2: Sl 1, k to end of row.

Row 3: Sl 1, kfb, knit to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 7 sts.

Rep last 2 rows until you have 55 sts.

Next Row: Sl 1, k to end of row.

Change to 2nd color.

Next Row: Sl 1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 53 sts.

Next Row: Sl 1, k to end of row.

Rep last 2 rows until you have 5 sts.

Last Row: Sl 1, k3tog, k1 - 3 sts.Bind off.



FINISHING Arrange Squares as shown in Assembly Diagram, matching yarn color placements.

Sew Squares into 4 strips of 4 Squares each.

Sew strips together to make Blanket.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)


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