Solberg

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Other
Designer: 
Cirilia Rose

This colorful roll-up travel blanket will brighten your journey and keep you cozy.

One size


Finished Measurements

Approximately 30” x 36” (Not including wrap)


Materials

2 Hanks Berroco Vintage (100 grs), #5105 Oats and 1 hank each #5122 Bananne, #5112 Minty, #5192 Chana Dal, #5121 Sunny, #5125 Aquae, #5179 Chocolate, #5156 Cork, #5185 Tide Pool, #5176 Pumpkin, #5184 Sloe Berry, #5182 Black Currant, #5175 Fennel, #5183 Lilacs, #5134 Sour Cherry, #5177, Douglas Fir, #5123 Blush and #5150 Berries

Straight knitting needles, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Crochet hook, size 5.00 mm (H-8)

Five 1” buttons


Gauge

18 sts = 4”;  32 rows = 4” in Seed St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Seed Stitch (Odd number of sts)

Row 1:  K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.

Rep this row for Seed St.


Note

This throw is made in 3 strips


Throw

Strip 1:  With straight needles, using #5105, cast on 45 sts.  Keeping 2 sts at each edge in St st and remaining sts in Seed St, work even for 7”, end on WS.  Change to #5129 and work even for 7”, end on WS.  Change to #5179 and work even for 3”, end on WS.  Change to #5176 and work even for 8”, end on WS.  Change to #5175 and work even for 3”, end on WS.  Change to #5177 and work even for 8”, end on WS.  Strip should measure 36” from beg.  Bind off.

Strip 2:  With straight needles, using #5122, cast on 45 sts.  Keeping 2 sts at each edge in St st and remaining sts in Seed St, work even for 5”, end on WS.  Change to #5121 and work even for 7”, end on WS.  Change to #5156 and work even for 8”, end on WS.  Change to #5184 and work even for 5”, end on WS.  Change to #5183 and work even for 7”, end on WS.  Change to #5123 and work even for 4”, end on WS.  Change to #5105 and work even for 11”, end on WS.  Strip should measure 47” from beg.  Bind off.

Strip 3:  With straight needles, using #5112, cast on 45 sts.  Keeping 2 stseach edge in St st and remaining sts in Seed St, work even for 7”, end on WS.  Change to #5125 and work even for 7”, end on WS.  Change to #5185 and work even for 3”, end on WS.  Change to #5182 and work even for 8”, end on WS.  Change to #5134 and work even for 3”, end on WS.  Change to #5150 and work even for 8”, end on WS.  Strip should measure 36” from beg.  Bind off.


Finishing

Sew strips together, following diagram.

Buttonloops:  With RS facing, using crochet hook, join #5105 with a sl st in first st on bound-off edge of Strip 2.   Ch 1, working 1 sc in each bound-off st, work 3 sc’s, ch 2, skip 2 sc’s, * work 7 sc’s, ch 2, skip 2 sc’s, rep from * 3 times more, work in sc to end.  Fasten off.  Fold blanket in thirds lengthwise along seams between strips.  Starting at cast-on edge, roll blanket towards bound-off edge.  When 3 strips are rolled, wrap #5105 single section in center around roll.  Mark placement of 5 buttons under buttonloops.  Unroll blanket and sew on buttons.