Gingham Knit Blanket How-To
- 32 hanks each of dark yarn and white yarn (gauge 5 or 6 stitches per inch)
- Knitting needles (size 11 to 13)
- Yarn needle
With 3 strands of the dark yarn, cast on 19 stitches. Knit for 32 rows. Switch 1 strand to the white yarn, and knit for 32 rows. Continue alternating until you have a long, narrow strip of 9 squares.
Repeat 6 times, to make 7 total dark-and-medium strips.
Cast on 19 stitches of 2 strands of white and one strand of dark. Knit for 32 rows. Switch to all white, and knit for 32 rows. Continue alternating until you have 9 squares.
Repeat 5 times, to make 6 total white-and-medium strips.
Alternating strip colors, stitch together along the sides.