Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Free Knitting Pattern Chevron Bobble Stitch Blanket

If you’re on the hunt for a knitting project that combines fun, texture, and a dash of whimsy, the free knitting pattern Chevron Bobble Stitch Knit Blanket pattern from Leelee Knits is an excellent choice. This delightful pattern allows you to create a cozy blanket that features an eye-catching zig-zag chevron design, interspersed with playful bobbles that add a three-dimensional pop to the fabric. The combination of the chevron pattern with the tactile bobbles makes this blanket not only a joy to look at but also a pleasure to snuggle under.

This pattern is perfect for knitters who have a grasp of basic stitches and are ready to add a new technique to their repertoire—the bobble stitch. Fear not if you’re new to bobbles, as the pattern includes a helpful YouTube video demonstration that guides you through the process of creating perfect bobbles. This makes the project accessible even for those who are relatively new to knitting but eager to learn new skills.

The Chevron Bobble Stitch Knit Blanket is not just a wonderful addition to your own home décor; it also makes a thoughtful and personalized gift for someone special. Imagine draping this stylish and warm blanket over a couch or the end of a bed, adding a touch of handmade charm to any room. The pattern is designed to be a fun project that results in a product you can be proud of—something that looks complex and intricate but is actually quite manageable with a bit of practice.

For this project, you will need basic knitting supplies and the willingness to engage with the pattern’s repetitive yet rewarding design elements. The pattern includes detailed instructions for the chevron design, ensuring symmetry and a polished finish with a garter stitch border that ties everything together neatly.

Whether you’re knitting for yourself, as a gift, or even thinking about selling your creations, this blanket pattern is a fantastic project that combines traditional knitting techniques with a modern twist. So grab your needles, choose your yarn, and get ready to create something beautiful and functional with the Chevron Bobble Stitch Knit Blanket pattern.

To make this blanket, you will need the following supplies:

  • US Size 10 (6 mm) circular knitting needles (min 32” cord).
  • 9 Skeins of Knit Picks Twill worsted weight yarn in Rose Water Heather.
  • Scissors.
  • Large Tapestry/Yarn needle to weave in ends.

Finished Size:

Finished blanket measures:  37” X 50”.

Gauge:

14 stitches X 21 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch.

Free Knitting Pattern Chevron Bobble Stitch Blanket Instructions

Notes before you start:

This blanket is knit flat in rows from the bottom up, using circular knitting needles to hold the large number of stitches.If you’d like to change the width of the blanket, cast on a multiple of 16 + 5, plus 8 border stitches (4 on each side).

Knit Bottom Border:

Cast on 125 stitches.The bottom border is worked over eight rows in garter stitch as follows:

Rows 1-8: Knit all stitches.Continue to Body of Blanket.

Knit Body of Blanket:

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11: Knit all stitches.

Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 13: Knit 4; *Bobble Stitch, Knit 3, Bobble Stitch, Knit 11; repeat from * to last 9 stitches; Bobble Stitch, Knit 3, Bobble Stitch, Knit 4.

Row 14: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 15: Knit all stitches.

Row 16: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 17: Knit 6; *Bobble Stitch, Knit 3, Bobble Stitch, Knit 7, Bobble Stitch, Knit 3; repeat from * to last 7 stitches; Bobble Stitch, Knit 6.

Row 18: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 19: Knit all stitches.

Row 20: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 21: Knit 8; *Bobble Stitch, Knit 3; repeat from * to last 5 stitches, Knit 5

Row 22: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 23: Knit all stitches.

Row 24: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 25: Knit 10; *Bobble Stitch, Knit 3, Bobble Stitch, Knit 3, Bobble Stitch, Knit 7; repeat from * to last three stitches; Knit 3.

Row 26: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 27: Knit all stitches.

Row 28: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 29: Knit 12; *Bobble Stitch, Knit 3, Bobble Stitch, Knit 11; repeat from * to last stitch, Knit 1.

Row 30: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.

Row 31: Knit all stitches.

Row 32: Knit 4; Purl until the last four stitches; Knit 4.Repeat rows 1-32 six more times (you will have 7 repeats of the chevron design in total).

For symmetry, complete one more repeat of rows 1-10. Continue to Top Border.

Knitting Top Border:

The top border is worked over eight rows in garter stitch as follows:

Rows 1-8: Knit all stitches.

Cast off the stitches, and weave in all loose ends. Wet or steam block the blanket so that it lays flat.

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