Car Blanket / Pillow by Kim Hamlin

Car Blanket / Pillow

March 2010
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches = 4 inches
in Garter stitch on larger needles
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
1484 yards (1357 m)
53 x 54 in. (134.5 x 137 cm)
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Blanket? Pillow? BlanketPillow? This warm blanket easily folds into a convenient travel size. It can also be used as a pillow! Featured in YarnPlay, designed by Kim Hamlin. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: L0083AD


Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® (Article #640)
4 colors, 14 balls total:
(A) 640-134 Citron (4 balls)
(B) 640-132 Lemongrass (4 balls)
(C) 640-176 Snapdragon (4 balls)
(D) 640-146 Fig (2 balls) (for pocket and edging)

Size 11 Double-pointed Needles (for i-cord edging)
Circular needle size 13 (9 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long

Color schematic shows placement of color blocks and pocket. Photo illustrates how to fold the blanket into the pocket to make a pillow.

Worked in garter stitch (knit every row).

Pocket is sewn onto the blanket.

Border is worked on double pointed needles to make a knitted cord and is attached to Blanket as it is worked (i-cord).