Caron One Pound Truck Blanket

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by Lorna Miser, Caron

Caron One Pound Truck Blanket

Knit an adorable blanket for playtime!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 16 sts and 20 rows (about 4 inch) in Stockinette st to knit a blanket that measures approximately 40 inch x 40 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook or needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge.
    Download the template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Note: Circular needle is used to accomodate the large number of stitches; work back and forth in rows. Edgings are worked at the same time as the blanket.
  • 2
    Blanket:
    Using Sky Blue, CO 8 sts, place marker, CO 141 sts, place marker, CO 8 sts - 157 sts.
    Rows 1-8: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across.
    Row 9: (K1, p1) 4 times, knit across to next marker, (p1, k1) 4 times.
    Row 10: (K1, p1) 4 times, purl across to next marker, (p1, k1) 4 times.
    Repeat Rows 9 and 10 until blanket measures 38-1/2 inch.
    Repeat Rows 1-8.
    BO loosely.
  • 3
    Finishing:
    Using yarn needle, weave in ends.
  • 4
    Truck Motif:
    Note: Truck is worked in garter stitch.
    Truck Body:
    Using Sunflower, co 45 sts.
    Work in garter st (knit every row) for 18 rows.
    Next row: BO 9 sts, knit rem sts - 36 sts.
    Work in garter st for 36 rows.
    BO.
  • 5
    Truck Bucket:
    Using Pale Green, CO 27 sts.
    Work in garter st for 54 rows.
    BO.
  • 6
    Truck Window:
    Using White, CO 9 sts.
    Work in garter st for 18 rows.
    BO.
  • 7
    Truck Wheels (make two I-cords):
    Using White and dpns, CO 3 sts. *Do not turn work. Slide sts to right end of needle, knit across; rep from * until cord measures 7 inch. BO. Sew CO end to BO end to make a circle.
  • 8
    Finishing:
    Position window, bucket and wheels on top of truck body; sew in place. Place entire truck on blanket. Sew in place, leaving top edge of bucket open to make a pocket.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Caron One Pound Yarn Sky Blue 104211619
  • Caron One Pound Yarn Sunflower 104807514
  • Caron One Pound Yarn Pale Green 104211652
  • Caron One Pound Yarn White 104211616
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Circular Knitting Needles 36 inch (91 cm) No. 8 (5.0 mm) 104236648
  • Yarn Needle
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