Mavericks Blanket

While the real Mavericks in Northern California may be daunting waves to surf, you’ll sail through this simple garter stitch chevron blanket in no time. You’ll alternate knitting the tall waves of your primary color, broken by the “white caps” section in your complimentary coloured yarn.

YARN

4/6/7/9/11/12/15 skeins MC, 2/3/4/4/5/6/7 skeins CC in Berroco Vintage Chunky [136 yards (124 meters), 3.5 oz (100 grams)]

NEEDLES

1 pair of US 10.5 – 6.5 mm

NOTIONS

bodkin, 2 stitch markers, t-pins for blocking (optional)

GAUGE 

6 stitches, 7 rows = 2” (5 cm) in garter (although gauge is unimportant here!)

LEVEL * – Adventurous Beginners

MEASUREMENTS

Baby –  30” x 40” (76 cm x 102 cm) – shown

Toddler –  45” x 54” (114 cm x 137 cm)

Throw – 55” x 60” (139 cm x 152 cm) 

Twin – 65” x 90” ( 165 cm x 228 cm)

Double – 80” x 90” (203 cm x 228 cm)

Queen – 90” x 103” (228 x 261 cm)

King – 110” x 103” (279 cm x 261 cm)

ABBREVIATIONS 

MC = Main Color, CC = Complimentary Color, RS = Right Side, WS = Wrong Side, SM = slip marker

The Details

YarnBerroco Vintage® Chunky
WeightAran
NeedlesUS 10½ – 6.5 mm
Gauge6 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Garter
LevelBeginner

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