The Madeline Throw is the final pattern in the Madeline Collection. It all started with a cowl, then a beanie, a scarf, a wallhanging, and mini Madeline beanies. If you are interested in knitting one of my other patterns, click here to go to my Ravelry shop. I’m so excited to offer you this chunky throw blanket pattern here for FREE!
This blanket knits up quickly with super bulky yarn and large knitting needles. It would make a lovely addition to any home, and I think it would also make a special gift for a loved one! I made a throw blanket for my grandmother in her favorite color for Christmas one year, and I know it meant a lot to her.
The pattern is a simple, 4 row repeat. It’s great for mindlessly knitting while watching a movie, and will keep your legs warm at the same time!
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What you will need:
- Approx. 8 skeins of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick. I used the color Oatmeal. Or another similar Super Bulky Weight 6 yarn.
- US 19 / 15.0 mm knitting needles. I used this circular pair from ChiaoGoo. If you use a different pair of needles, you will want to make sure you use circular needles because straight needles are not long enough for a blanket.
- Tape measure
k – knit
p – purl
sl – slip
st(s) – stitch(es)
* * – repeat what is in between as directed
Gauge & Size
6 sts x 10 rows = 4×4″ square in pattern
Pattern for gauge is the four row repeat in the blanket pattern.
This blanket is really loose and flowy. The finished size measures approx. 52″ wide x 60″ long.
- The slip stitch at the beginning of each row is slipped knit wise with the working yarn in the back, no matter what your next stitch is.
- I use a Magic Knot to tie on new skeins. Click here for a tutorial. The blanket is so chunky that it will hide the knots. You can join new skeins however you like, though.
Cast on 80 sts using the cast on method of your choosing.
Row 1: Sl st, k1, p2, *k2, p2* until end of row. Turn work.
Row 2: Sl st, k1, p2, *k2, p2* until end of row. Turn work.
Row 3: Sl st, p1, k2, *p2, k2* until end of row. Turn work.
Row 4: Sl st, p1, k2, *p2, k2* until end of row. Turn work.
Repeat rows 1-4 until your blanket measures 60″ tall, or your desired length. Finish after a row 2 or 4, then work a standard bind off while knitting each stitch. Cut yarn and weave in all ends.
Enjoy your new chunky throw blanket! I hope you love this easy pattern. Let me know in a comment if you make one!
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