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Beginners Blanket - Knitting Pattern


The perfect Beginner’s blanket knitting pattern – cosy on up underneath this blanket you can make to whatever size you like!

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Beginners Blanket

The knitting pattern for beginners to create the cosiest, slouchiest blanket there is!

Download our pattern instantly and start knitting – using just one stitch you can create a blanket as big or as small as you like. Make it in a single colour, go stripey with two, or go wild with as many colours as you like.

Using 15mm needles, you can create the cosiest blanket around. We use circular needles but on the straight – knitting back and forth as you normally would.

The Beginners Blanket Knitting pattern includes a handy chart (pictured) to tell you how much yarn you will need for your project and you can use our bundles to save money and choose the colours you’d like. As a beginner knitter this is a perfect pattern – we talk you through all the simple steps to make a beautiful home accessory.


We’ve knit the beginners blanket as a long runner in Emerald, and a square lap blanket in emerald and mustard stripes.

Emerald runner: 100cm wide by 225cm long (Cast on 60)

Striped blanket: 140cm wide x 100cm long (Cast on 94)


Go from 1m square right up to 2.5m square, or any variations inbetween. The graph pictured shows you how much yarn you will need.


For knitting tips, how to’s and tutorials, please visit my Knitting Knowledge page.

I now have a Facebook group for those of you who have bought a kit or pattern from me, so please do come and join the community! We’re always happy to talk knitting and offer any advice if you have questions.


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Needle Size

15mm Circular (60cm Cord)

Skill Level




To complete this pattern you will need the following;

  • Super Chunky Yarn in your choice of colour/s by Lauren Aston Designs – choose your amount of yarn according to blanket size
  • 15mm circular knitting needles (80cm cord)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

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