This is such a enjoyable blanket and guess what….I didn’t design it! The concept for this blanket got here straight from my seven yr outdated daughter. 🙂 The Lion Brand Crayola Off The Hook Yarn (here) makes it simple to create a knit-look blanket with out the necessity for a single knitting or crochet talent. It was easy sufficient for my baby woman to assist make it and it was enjoyable for me too!
As a mama to a bit one, let me inform you, most little youngsters love rainbows! This blanket is nice for boys or girls and they’ll have a ball serving to to make it. And in case your kiddo likes totally different colours, it’s simple to combine and match no matter colours she or he likes greatest. If you observe my weblog, you recognize it’s uncommon to see a number of shiny coloration right here! Ha! But with regards to youngsters, they love shiny. You may keep in mind the Native Stripes Knit Blanket or the Modern Camp Blanket, each of which I made for my woman and each of that are BRIGHT! Anyhoo, you may see a full, image tutorial in addition to a video tutorial beneath that will help you make this blanket. You can also select to buy the ad-free, printable tutorial with all important photos HERE.
Before I get into how we made this, I need to level out among the options that we love about this blanket. The yarn is smooth and squishy as will be, which in fact creates a squishy smooth blanket. It’s additionally machine cleanable and dryable making it completely suited to make use of in your outside adventures. I can’t inform you how a lot my woman loves her new blankie! She presently has it on her mattress and might be utilizing all of it summer time lengthy for picnics. It’ll be very nice to take the the pool as effectively and in the event you’re fortunate sufficient to be close to a seashore, it will make a beautiful seashore mat. (Wish there was a seashore in Colorado. Boo!)
And whereas we determined to make a blanket which is a reasonably large challenge, there are such a lot of small issues you can make as effectively! Other concepts we had have been:
- Toss pillow (simply make two squares, stuff and seam)
- Little Blanket for doll or stuffed animal
- Kids Scarf
Below: Emilia is so happy with this blanket. Like I discussed beforehand, she selected to make it in all the colours of the rainbow (and within the right order of all the colours of the rainbow). She’s very explicit! It’s actually enjoyable to let your baby decide the colours that they like and go for it. While Emilia loves the rainbow, perhaps your boy loves blue and inexperienced. Of course, purple and pink stripes can be tremendous enjoyable for a woman. Go with whichever colours your baby likes greatest!
This was one thing that we may work on collectively for some time, then set it right down to work on the following day. It was enjoyable to alter colours and see how the blanket developed into the rainbow. I hope you take pleasure in it too!
So let’s get to methods to make this simple, no-knit blanket!
Below, you’ll see my video tutorial. I’ve additionally included an image tutorial as effectively!
Free tutorial beneath, or it’s possible you’ll select to buy the printable, ad-free version HERE
Description: With all the colours of the rainbow, this blanket is a lot enjoyable for little girls and boys! There’s no must have any knitting data with the intention to make this playful blanket or seashore mat.
(100 g/skein – Pattern makes use of roughly 700 g complete) Please be aware: At the time that this blanket was made, the skeins have been 100 grams every. They’re now 85 g/skein. If you observe this sample, with the identical variety of skeins, your blanket will prove smaller. You could just like the smaller dimension, or it’s possible you’ll need to order some additional skeins to make it a bit bigger.
Size: 37” x 35”
Notes: This blanket is made with out using knitting needles or a crochet hook. To create the look of knit, you’ll work the sample is proven within the image tutorial. You can also discover a useful video tutorial on the Lion Brand Website once you go to the web page that includes the Crayola Off The Hook Yarn.
Step 1: With the Red yarn, rely out 53 loops or measure a size of yarn roughly 38” lengthy. Place a paperclip or tie a size of yarn to mark this location.
Step 2: Bring the remaining yarn round and place it simply above the size of yarn measured. (beneath)
Step 3: Pull loops by means of as pictured. Continue this throughout the row. At the top of the row, merely repeat this course of. (beneath)
When it’s time to alter colours, minimize yarn and depart three loops on the top as pictured beneath
Place new coloration on prime of earlier coloration as pictured beneath
Pull each loops by means of the loops as achieved beforehand. Ensure the brand new coloration is on prime of the earlier coloration. Next, proceed with the brand new coloration throughout the row.
To tie off the top of your blanket, pull the second loop by means of the primary loop as pictured beneath on the proper aspect. Work TOWARD the tail of your yarn.
Continue this course of throughout the row
Once you’ve reached the tail of the yarn, minimize the loops off the tail. Next, pull the tail by means of the ultimate loop to tie off.
Secure and conceal the tail by weaving it into your work.
I hope you enjoyed making this enjoyable blanket!
Do you want brightly coloured blankets? You may also like these free knit and crochet patterns!