Multicolored Diamond Blanket
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Multicolored Diamond Blanket

Depth and texture abound with this knit blanket that uses overlapping diamond details. It's the perfect cuddle buddy for your baby, from Bernat Yarns.

Multicolored Diamond Blanket

MATERIALS

  • Bernat® Cottontots (Solids: 100 g / 3.5 oz)
  • MC: 5 balls (#90007 Sweet Cream)
  • A: 2 balls (#90235 Country Green)
  • B: 2 balls (#90105 Country Blue)
  • C: 2 balls (#90012 Country Taupe)
    • or Bernat® Cottontots (Ombres: 85 g / 3 oz)
  • MC: 6 balls, A: 2 balls, B: 2 balls, C: 2 balls
  • Circular Knitting Needle: size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 38 x 46 ins [96.5 x 117 cm].

GAUGE
20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS
Note: Slip all slipped sts purlwise.
With A, cast on 193 sts.
**1st row: (RS). With MC, K1. *Sl1. K9. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Sl1. K1.
2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts, and slip all slipped sts from previous row as follows: yf. Sl1. yb.
3rd row: With A, K3. *(Sl1. K1) 3 times. Sl1. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
5th row: With MC, K2. *Sl1. K7. Sl1. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
7th row: With A, K4. *(Sl1. K1) twice. Sl1. K5. Rep from * to last 9 sts. (Sl1. K1) twice. Sl1. K4.
9th row: With MC, (K1. Sl1) twice. *K5. (Sl1. K1) twice. Sl1. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K5. (Sl1. K1) twice.
11th row: With A, K5. *Sl1. K1. Sl1. K7. Rep from * to last 8 sts. Sl1. K1. Sl1. K5.
13th row: With MC, K1. (K1. Sl1) twice. *K3. (Sl1. K1) 3 times. Sl1. Rep from * to last 8 sts. K3. (Sl1. K1) twice. K1.
15th row: With A, K6. *Sl1. K9. Rep from * to last 7 sts. Sl1. K6.
17th row: With MC, as 13th row.
19th row: With A, as 11th row.
21st row: With MC, as 9th row.
23rd row: With A, as 7th row.
25th row: With MC, as 5th row.
27th row: With A, as 3rd row.
28th row: As 2nd row. Rep 1st to 28th rows substituting B for A. Rep 1st to 28th rows substituting C for A.**
Rep from ** to ** until work from beg measures approx 45 ins [114.5 cm], ending on a 28th row of pat. Cast off.

Top and Bottom Edging: With RS of work facing and MC, pick up and knit 176 sts across top or bottom edge.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).

Side Edging: With RS of work facing and MC, pick up and knit 218 sts along each side edge. Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).

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Please can you help me with the pattern Multicoloured Diamond blanket? The second row all even rows - does one use main colour every time it the colour of the previous row?? The pattern does not mention what colour yarn should be used for the series??

Hi Irene! I checked with our resident knitting expert and we think you use the color from the previous row each time. Otherwise the pattern should have mentioned changing colors. I hope this helps! Please let me know if you find that to be correct, and I can add a note in the pattern. Have a great day! -Dana from FaveCrafts

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