Instructions

SPECIAL STITCHES

  1. SS = Seed stitch: K 1, p 1 across to last st, k 1.
  2. SSB = Seed stitch border: [K 1, p 1] three times, k 1.
  3. SSS = Seed stitch stripe: K 1, p 1, k 1.
  4. CP = Center portion of blanket:
    • Row 1 (RS): K 105 sts.
    • Row 2 (WS): P 105 sts.
    • Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

GAUGE:

  1. Working in stockinette stitch (k across one row, p across one row), 9 sts and 13 rows = 2 inches.

KNITTING:

  1. Download and print Craft Pattern

First Half of the Blanket

  1. Cast on 155 sts. Work even on 155 sts throughout.
  2. Rows 1-12: SS across.
  3. Rows 13-16: SSB, k 15, [SSS, p 15, SSS, k 15] three times, SSS, p 15, SSB.
  4. Rows 17-18: SSB, [k 7, p 1, k 7, SSS, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSS] three times, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSS, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSB.
  5. Rows 19-20: SSB, [k 6, p 3, k 6, SSS, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSS] three times, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSS, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSB.
  6. Rows 21-22: SSB, [k 5, p 5, k 5, SSS, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSS] three times, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSS, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSB.
  7. Rows 23-24: SSB, [k 4, p 7, k 4, SSS, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSS] three times, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSS, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSB.
  8. Rows 25-26: SSB, [k 3, p 9, k 3, SSS, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSS] three times, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSS, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSB.
  9. Rows 27-28: SSB, [k 2, p 11, k 2, SSS, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSS] three times, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSS, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSB.
  10. Row 29: SSB, [k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSS, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSS] three times, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSS, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSB.
  11. Row 30: SSB, [k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSS, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSS] three times, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSS, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSB.
  12. Row 31: SSB, [k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSS, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSS] three times, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSS, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSB.
  13. Rows 32-35: SSB, [k 15, SSS, p 15, SSS] three times, k 15, SSS, p 15, SSB.
  14. Rows 36-40: SSB, [k 1, p 1] across to last 7 sts, SSB. (Note: There should be eight heart-squares across the end (first half).)
  15. Rows 41-44: SSB, p 15, SSS, CP, SSS, k 15, SSB.
  16. Rows 45-46: SSB, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSS, CP, SSS, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSB.
  17. Rows 47-48: SSB, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSS, CP, SSS, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSB.
  18. Rows 49-50: SSB, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSS, CP, SSS, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSB.
  19. Rows 51-52: SSB, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSS, CP, SSS, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSB.
  20. Rows 53-54: SSB, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSS, CP, SSS, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSB.
  21. Rows 55-56: SSB, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSS, CP, SSS, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSB.
  22. Row 57: SSB, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSS, CP, SSS, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSB.
  23. Row 58: SSB, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSS, CP, SSS, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSB.
  24. Row 59: SSB, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSS, CP, SSS, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSB.
  25. Rows 60-63: Repeat Rows 41-44.
  26. Rows 64-68: K 1, p 1 for 25 sts, CP, k 1, p 1 for 25 sts.
  27. Rows 69-72: SSB, k 15, SSS, CP, SSS, p 15, SSB.
  28. Rows 73-74: SSB, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSS, CP, SSS, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSB.
  29. Rows 75-76: SSB, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSS, CP, SSS, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSB.
  30. Rows 77-78: SSB, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSS, CP, SSS, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSB.
  31. Rows 79-80: SSB, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSS, CP, SSS, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSB.
  32. Rows 81-82: SSB, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSS, CP, SSS, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSB.
  33. Rows 83-84: SSB, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSS, CP, SSS, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSB.
  34. Row 85: SSB, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSS, CP, SSS, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSB.
  35. Row 86: SSB, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSS, CP, SSS, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSB.
  36. Row 87: SSB, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSS, CP, SSS, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSB.
  37. Rows 88-91: Repeat Rows 69-72.
  38. Rows 92-96: Repeat Rows 64-68.
  39. Rows 97-115: Repeat Rows 41-59.
  40. Rows 116-119: Repeat Rows 41-44.
  41. Rows 120-124: Repeat Rows 64-68.

The first half of the blanket is now complete. In this half the hearts are all right side up. In the next half the hearts will all be upside down.

Second Half of the Blanket

  1. Rows A-1-4: SSB, k 15, SSS, CP, SSS, p 15, SSB.
  2. Row A-5: SSB, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSS, CP, SSS, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSB.
  3. Row A-6: SSB, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSS, CP, SSS, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSB.
  4. Row A-7: SSB, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSS, CP, SSS, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSB.
  5. Rows A-8-9: SSB, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSS, CP, SSS, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSB.
  6. Rows A-10-11: SSB, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSS, CP, SSS, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSB.
  7. Rows A-12-13: SSB, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSS, CP, SSS, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSB.
  8. Rows A-14-15: SSB, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSS, CP, SSS, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSB.
  9. Rows A-16-17: SSB, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSS, CP, SSS, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSB.
  10. Rows A-18-19: SSB, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSS, CP, SSS, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSB.
  11. Rows A-20-23: Repeat Rows A-1-4.
  12. Rows A-24-28: Repeat Rows 64-68.
  13. Rows A-29-32: Repeat Rows 41-44.
  14. Row A-33: SSB, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSS, CP, SSS, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSB.
  15. Row A-34: SSB, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSS, CP, SSS, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSB.
  16. Row A-35: SSB, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSS, CP, SSS, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSB.
  17. Rows A-36-37: SSB, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSS, CP, SSS, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSB.
  18. Rows A-38-39: SSB, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSS, CP, SSS, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSB.
  19. Rows A-40-41: SSB, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSS, CP, SSS, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSB.
  20. Rows A-42-43: SSB, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSS, CP, SSS, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSB.
  21. Rows A-44-45: SSB, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSS, CP, SSS, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSB.
  22. Rows A-46-47: SSB, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSS, CP, SSS, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSB.
  23. Rows A-48-51: Repeat Rows 41-44.
  24. Rows A-52-56: Repeat Rows 64-68.
  25. Rows A-57-75: Repeat Rows A-1 through A-19.
  26. Rows A-76-79: Repeat Rows A-1 through A-4.
  27. Rows A-80-84: Repeat Rows 36-40.

Center section is now complete.

Final Section of the Blanket

  1. Rows A-85-88: SSB, [p 15, SSS, k 15, SSS] three times, p 15, SSS, k 15, SSB.
  2. Row A-89: SSB, [p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSS, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSS] three times, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, SSS, k 3, p 3, k 3, p 3, k 3, SSB.
  3. Row A-90: SSB, [p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSS, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSS] three times, p 2, k 4, p 3, k 4, p 2, SSS, k 2, p 4, k 3, p 4, k 2, SSB.
  4. Row A-91: SSB, [p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSS, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSS] three times, p 2, k 5, p 1, k 5, p 2, SSS, k 2, p 5, k 1, p 5, k 2, SSB.
  5. Rows A-92-93: SSB, [p 2, k 11, p 2, SSS, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSS] three times, p 2, k 11, p 2, SSS, k 2, p 11, k 2, SSB.
  6. Rows A-94-95: SSB, [p 3, k 9, p 3, SSS, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSS] three times, p 3, k 9, p 3, SSS, k 3, p 9, k 3, SSB.
  7. Rows A-96-97: SSB, [p 4, k 7, p 4, SSS, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSS] three times, p 4, k 7, p 4, SSS, k 4, p 7, k 4, SSB.
  8. Rows A-98-99: SSB, [p 5, k 5, p 5, SSS, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSS] three times, p 5, k 5, p 5, SSS, k 5, p 5, k 5, SSB.
  9. Rows A-100-101: SSB, [p 6, k 3, p 6, SSS, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSS] three times, p 6, k 3, p 6, SSS, k 6, p 3, k 6, SSB.
  10. Rows A-102-103: SSB, [p 7, k 1, p 7, SSS, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSS] three times, p 7, k 1, p 7, SSS, k 7, p 1, k 7, SSB.
  11. Rows A-104-107: Repeat Rows A-85-88.
  12. Rows A-108-118: SS across.
  13. Bind off in SS.

 

Craft originally sent in by Wanda Kirby of Asbury, Missouri