Garter Blocks Blanket Using Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky
Modern, retro, romantic, eclectic—whatever style you prefer, this Garter Blocks Throw will fit right in. Simply knit in strips of garter stitch (with a little seaming later), it’s a relaxing, satisfying project. It’ll be at home resting on your sofa, or bed, or chair—anywhere!
We found Ultra Alpaca Chunky to be the perfect mix of soft and warm in our search for cuddly huggable yarns. It blends the softness of alpaca with the springy reliability of Peruvian Highland wool at a nice, chunky gauge. And its saturated, heathered colors provide a great range of choices for any home.
Approx. 46 x 46"/117 x 117cm.
12 skeins Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky (131 yds/120m each), 6 skeins each of 2 colors, or approximately 1572yds/1438m each of of an equivalent chunky-weight yarn. Sample shown in Color 7201 Winter White and 7206 Light Grey.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 10.5 (6.5mm) 24" needle Darning needle to finish.
Approx. 14 sts = 4"/10cm in garter stitch, after blocking.
The Free Adaptation
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Please refer to the original pattern for complete instructions. Only changes are covered in this adaptation.
Strips: Follow all notes for the 2-color version, with changes as follows:
For each strip, cast on 32 sts. For each block, knit 62 rows (31 ridges). Leave 24"/61cm tails for seaming.
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Digital Garter Blocks Baby Blanket pattern and adaptation for chunky yarn. (Download)
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Free adaptation explaining how to use chunky yarn with the Garter Blocks Baby Blanket pattern. (Download)
COLOR: 7201 Winter White. Creamy ivory.
COLOR: 7206 Light Grey. Heathery blend of light greys.
COLOR: 7207 Salt and Pepper. Medium heathery charcoal grey.
COLOR: 7245 Pitch Black. Inky black.
COLOR: 72183 Garnet Mix. Dark red plum swirled with vivid violet blue.
COLOR: 7281 Redwood Mix. Warm brick red.
COLOR: 72170 Cerulean Mix. Blended greeny-blues and turquoise, with hints of purple and gold.
COLOR: 7289 Charcoal. Perfect dark charcoal.
COLOR: 7279 Potting Soil Mix. Warm browns.