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Evening Mesa blanket knitting pattern by Holli Yeoh

Evening Mesa Blanket

Transport yourself to the desert southwest with the Evening Mesa Blanket. The unique shape of this blanket is created by working narrow strips in garter stitch with increases along one edge and decreases along the other to create parallelograms.

Originally published in No Place Like Home edited by Knit Picks. Available as an individual pattern and revised to include 5 more sizes.

Yarn

Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash

Needles

4.5 mm / US 7

Gauge

18 sts and 42 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Garter Stitch, blocked.

Size/Finished Measurements

Baby: 25 ¼ x 29 ½ (64 x 75 cm)
Child: 33 ½ x 42 (85 x 106.5 cm)
Lap: 42 x 54 ½ (106.5 x 138.5 cm)
Throw: 46 x 60 ¾ (117 x 154.5 cm)
Twin: 58 ¾ x 79 ¼ (149 x 201.5 cm)
Double/Queen: 62 ¾ x 85 ½ (159.5 x 217 cm)

Techniques

Increases / decreases, cable cast on, picking up stitches, modular construction (join as you go).

Pattern Support/Errata/Tutorials

Modular Chevron Tutorial; Spit Splicing Two Colours