After you ve finished the rows of garter stitches do 20 stitches of knitting 110 of purling then another 20 of knitting. There aren t really any rules about what yarn you can and can t use to knit a blanket.
Cast on enough to make a few inches of the swatch and keep knitting until you have a square.
How to knit a blanket. Swatches are knit to determine the gauge of the yarn needles and individual knitter. Knit a blanket in 45 minutes. Next knit 20 then 110 then another 20.
This afghan is very beginner friendly. All you need to know how to do is slip knot cast on co knit purl changing colors bind off bo and weave your en. Any weight from sock to mega bulky will work depending on the desired effect.
Then do a garter stitch until you ve added about 2 inches to the blanket. Measure the width of the resulting square and divide by the number of stitches you cast on. Follow my detailed tutorial great for beginners more photos here.
Fiber content can vary but usually 100 wool and blends with silk rayon and cotton will provide solid results. Make the swatch using the needles and yarn you will use for the blanket. To knit a blanket start by casting 150 stitches onto a pair of knitting needles.
How to knit a blanket.