56" long,before blocking7
73" long, afterblocking
Worsted-weight yarn; 36-rowblock weighs approximately 9ounces; 12-row block weighsapproximately 4 ounces.
Note:Weight and yardage can vary from one yarn to the next; besure to have more yarn than islisted for each block.
One pair straight needles sizeUS 10 (6 mm)Change needle size ifnecessary to obtain correctgauge.
44 sts and 36 rows = 4"(10 cm) in Rib Pattern A,before blocking
Albers Stash Blanket
Named after the acclaimed abstract painter and theorist Josef Albers,this beautiful blanket—worked in individual panels in a reversible rib pattern—is a good way to use partial skeins of yarn in a similar gaugeleftover from other projects. Do all of the knitting yourself, or make it a group project with each member contributing a panel.
Rib Pattern A (Panel 1)
(multiple of 6 sts; 1-row repeat)
Row 1 (WS):
P5, *k2, p4; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.Repeat Row 2 for Rib Pattern A.
Rib Pattern B (Panels 2–9)
(multiple of 6 sts + 8; 1-row repeat)
Row 1 (WS):
P5, *k2, p4; repeat from * to last st, k3.
Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.Repeat Row 2 for Rib Pattern B.
Note: You may choose your own color pattern, or follow the Color Map for color changes. After completing each color and adding anew color, leave 8" tails. You may use these tails for sewing Panelstogether.
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One More Skein
by Leigh Radford, published by STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books, an imprint of ABRAMS, with Open Road Media.
Photographs by John Mulligan
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