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Caron One Pound Truck Blanket
Knit an adorable blanket for playtime!
- Time:3 hours
1Use 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.
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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.
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.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.
Note: Truck is worked in garter stitch.
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.
Using Pale Green, CO 27 sts.
Work in garter st for 54 rows.
Using White, CO 9 sts.
Work in garter st for 18 rows.
7Truck 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.
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.