Simple Color Block Knit Throw

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Check out the simplest throw you will ever knit. Try it out and let me know if you disagree! This is worked up using only the knit and purl stitch... doesn't get any easier than that. Comment below to let me know! Enjoy!




Pattern Notes:

I promise you this is one of the simplest, yet elegant, knit blankets you will ever make. It is worked up using only the knit and purl stitches. The most complicated step in here is changing colors!

Measurements:

Finished measurements: 52x60in (standard size throw)

Materials:

Needles:

· US size 9 (5.5mm) circular knitting needles with a 28in cord

· Yarn: I used Red Heart Soft Yarn:

  • White (2 balls): Color A

  • Leaf (2 balls): Color B

  • Light gray heather (2 balls): Color C

  • Gray heather (2 balls): Color D

  • Charcoal (2 balls): Color E

· Tapestry needle to weave in ends.


Gauge:

4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm) 17 sts and 23 rows

Abbreviations:

k – knit

p – purl

Pattern:


Pattern:

The basic design is a garter stitch boarder with a stockinette stitch interior while alternating colors. A single purl row through the stockinette stitch adds a pop of elegance to the overall design.

To begin, with colour A on 225 stitches.

Begin top boarder:

Work garter stitch (knit every row) until the pattern measures 6in (approx. 40 rows)

Begin working interior bands of the blanket:

Row 1 (wrong side) : K 25 sts (or approx. 6 inches), purl to remaining 25 sts (or approx. 6 inches), k 25 sts

Row 2 (right side) : k all sts

Repeat row 1&2, 4 more times (until you have 10 rows completed)

Row 11 (wrong side): k all sts

Rows 1-11 complete one band within the interior. You will repeat these 11 sts throughout the pattern, changing colours as needed.

Work 2 more bands in colour A (white)

Change to colour B (Leaf): work 2 bands

Change to colour C (Light Grey Heather): work 6 bands

Change to colour B (Leaf): work 2 bands

Change to colour D (Grey Heather): work 6 bands

Change to colour B (Leaf): work 2 bands

Change to colour E (Charcoal): work 3 bands

Begin bottom boarder:

Work garter stitch (knit every row) until the pattern measures 6in (approx. 40 rows)