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Rainbow Blanket Knitalong Part 1
Rainbow Blanket Knitalong Part 1

Rainbow Blanket Knitalong Part 1

Designer: Lynne Rowe

    : 6mm straight, 6mm long circular, 6.5mm straight
  • SIZE

    Full blanket: 105cm x 105cm (excluding pom-poms); Square with border: approximately 19.5cm x 19.5cm…

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Lynne Rowe’s chunky blanket is a riot of texture and colour, with seven shades and six different square designs combined in one bold and beautiful piece. Exclusive to Let’s Knit Together members, this fun knitalong runs over five weeks, and is perfect for intermediate knitters wanting to increase their skill set.

For the first three weeks we’ll bring you two different squares designs to knit in either four or five colours, on Week Four you'll learn how to join all 25 squares together and on Week Five guide you through the border and finishing touches. The chunky yarn makes short work of each square, so you’ll be surprised how quickly your blanket grows. Don’t forget to share your progress on the Facebook group!

We're here for you every step of the way, and we want to ensure that you don't get stuck on any aspect of Lynne Rowe's fabulous Rainbow Blanket Knitalong. Containing the basics of working knit and purl stitches through to blocking and working stripes, you'll find the perfect video to help you create the dreamiest blanket this winter. You don't have to watch the whole course, simply choose the easy-to-follow video that you're after!

Lynne Rowe


"Due to the meditative qualities of its gentle repeating textures, this blanket is guaranteed to make you more relaxed as you knit"

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  • Project information

    Yarn West Yorkshire Spinners Re:treat Chunky
    Yarn Colours West Yorkshire Spinners Re:treat Chunky, shades (A) 010 Pure, three 100g balls, (B) 714 Mind, two 100g balls, (C) 552 Adore, (D) 341 Tranquil, (E) 221 Mellow, (F) 452 Serene, (G) 738 Calm, one 100g ball of each; 4ply or similar, small amount
    Needles : 6mm straight, 6mm long circular, 6.5mm straight
    Additional Cable needle; Tapestry needle
    Tension Square 14 sts and 19 rows; 10cm x 10cm; Stocking stitch; 6.5mm needles
  • About the designer

    Lynne Rowe

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