Free pattern: Impressionist Kaleidescope Blanket

I had the joy of designing this blanket last spring; it’s the Impressionist Kaleidescope Blanket. The blanket is a celebration of garter stitch, and so much fun to knit!

Impressionist Kaleidescope Blanket in Knit Picks Chroma Twist

The blanket is made up of 9 (or more) units that are all knit the same. The fun is in letting the color shading yarn work its magic. We start with a mitered square, and then add three more mitered squares, to finish the center. A log cabin style frame is worked after that. Mitered squares and log cabin work so well together; it’s a symphony in garter stitch!

The pattern is free from Knit Picks as part of their Twelve Weeks of Gifting, which they do as a run up to the holidays. (I was paid for this design, never fear. It’s free to YOU, though.) Here’s the link: Impressionist Kaleidescope Blanket. I had mentioned this to my Log Cabin Knitting class at the virtual Knit Camp at the Coast last month, and now you can download the pattern!

I have one more pattern coming in the Twelve Weeks of Gifting series; I’ll let you know when it goes live. Have fun!

If you haven’t already, check the previous post to enter to win a copy of my new book, Brioche Knit Love: 21 Skill Building Projects from Simple to Sublime. I’ll be back to showing you more designs from the book soon.

6 responses to “Free pattern: Impressionist Kaleidescope Blanket

  1. You can make something lovely out of garter stitch ?! – sure can.
    Have I said before that you’re clever ..?
    [grin]

  2. I loved your Log Cabin class that I attended at Fir Yarns Sake. I’ve never done the brioche stitch but I am eager to learn. It is much less intimidating with your book layout from the basics to the more challenging.
    Even if I don’t win your book I will certainly be buying it. I have a week with my 90 year old mother soon & plenty of time to master this stitch.
    Love your blog.
    Connie

  3. Thank you Michelle!

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