Introduction: Giant Heart Blanket (or Rug)

This super simple blanket is made from pure merino wool roving, and is HEAVENLY to sink your toes into.

Time Required: 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on your skill level

Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Materials: 2 kilo's (2.2 lbs) of wool roving (it doesn't have to be Merino wool, but Merino wool is super soft and not itchy) or 100 metres (about 109 yards).

Alternative Materials.... you can also knit this up with several strands of regular knitting yarn or t-shirt yarn.

(It makes a GREAT STASH BUSTER!)

Step 1: Watch the Video!

Step 2: Written Instructions

(See bottom for abbreviation key)

Heart Bump (you'll need to knit 2 of these)

Cast on 3 stitches

Row 1: sl1, k2

Row 2: sl1, m1, p1, m1, k1

Row 3: sl1, k 4Row 4: sl1, m1, p3, m1, k1

Row 5: sl1, k6

Row 6: sl1, p5, k1

Row 7: sl1, k6

One Heart Bump Finished, .... now repeat the whole process to make a second heart bump.

Heart Body

Place both heart bumps on your arm taking care that the working yarn (the loose yarn you're knitting with) is nearest your hand.

Row 1: sl1, p12, k1

Row 2: sl1, k2tog, k8, k2tog, k1

Row 3: sl1, p10, k1

Row 4: sl1, k2tog, k6, k2tog, k1

Row 5: sl1, p8, k1

Row 6: sl1, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k1

Row 7: sl1, p6, k1

Row 8: sl1, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k1

Row 9: sl1, p4, k1

Row 10: sl1, k2tog, k2tog, k1

Row 11: s1, p2, k1

Row 12: sl1, k2tog, k1

Row 13: k3tog

Cut the yarn after the last loop and pull the tail through the loop.Weave the tail back into your heart rug to hide it and VOILA!

You should have a gorgeous billowy heart rug.If you have any questions just comment!

Happy Knitting!

Stacy

Abbreviation Key

sl1 = Slip 1

k1 = Knit 1

p1 = Purl 1

k2tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together

k3tog = Knit 3 Stitches Together

Step 3: More Gorgeous Arm Knitting Projects

If you enjoyed this tutorial there are lots more just waiting to be explored

on my Arm Knitting Channel here.

Comments

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-17

WOW, thanks everyone for the views comments and hearts... You're an awesome crowd and I'm quite overwhelmed by love here! :)

author
craft-and-crochet made it!(author)2016-11-14

I also voted for you in both contests! This (the rug) looks really cool!

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-15

Thanks, I appreciate all the positive comments I'm getting here... it's almost zero on Youtube itself! Thanks for the votes :D

author
craft-and-crochet made it!(author)2016-11-15

You're welcome! What instructable are you going to make next?

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-15

I have no idea.... what would you like to see? I'm open to ideas :)

author
craft-and-crochet made it!(author)2016-11-15

I'll tell you if I think of anything! I'm following you, too.

author
indywave made it!(author)2016-11-11

Voted for you!! I love the yarn you used

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-12

Thanks for the encouragement and vote!

author
indywave made it!(author)2016-11-11

Were do you buy the wool for this??

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-12

You can buy the wool from here http://cloudlights.org/t/merino-wool

author
Swansong made it!(author)2016-11-10

This is adorable!

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-10

Ahhhh thank you :)

author
parisusa made it!(author)2016-11-10

Pretty and well done!

author
TrulyMajestic made it!(author)2016-11-10

Thank you!

About This Instructable

1,236views

50favorites

License:

Bio: I love things that are beautiful and useful. Colours and nature inspire me, and I'm on a mission to make beautiful creations that inspire ... More »
More by TrulyMajestic:Chunky Knit CowlArm Knitting a Blanket for BeginnersArm Knitted Merino Wool Blanket
Add instructable to: