Le Pom Blanket – knitting pattern
2 skeins LB Collection Cotton Bamboo yarn
US 6 (4 mm) circular knitting needles with 150 cm cord
65mm pom pom maker (optional)
tapestry needle/crochet hook for weaving in ends
3 plain stitch markers + 1 to indicate beginning of round
Abbreviations & terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
rnd – round
pm – place marker
k – knit
rep – repeat
arnd – around
sm – slip marker
M1 – make 1
m – marker
p – purl
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that should now be in the rnd
BO – bind off
rm – remove marker
ppso – pass previous stitch over
Gauge & dimensions: 21 sts & 25 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on US 6 needles, finished blanket measures 22.5″ x 22.5″ after wet blocking.
CO 8 sts & join into rnd.
rnd 1. (pm, k2), rep from ( to ) arnd.
rnd 2. (sm, M1, k to 1 st before m, M1, k1), rep from ( to ) arnd.
rnd 3. k arnd, sm as you go.
Rep rnds 2-3 until there are 352 sts total (four sets of 88 sts).
rnd 4. p arnd, sm as you go.
rnd 5. rpt rnd 2. (360 sts)
rnd 6. BO as follows: rm, p2, ppso, (p1, ppso), rep from ( to ). rm as you go.
Weave in ends and wet block, pinning blanket at ~22.5″ square for best results.
There should be approximately 20-25g of yarn remaining. Make a dense pom pom and sew it to the center of the blanket, weaving in ends. (The pictured pom pom was made with a 65mm pom pom maker.)