Wheat Stitch Hand Knit Blanket

Knitting Pattern

The blanket is knitted all in one piece. I knitted the pictured blanket with cotton yarn but any yarn of your preference would make a lovely blanket.

To download the pdf pattern please visit the Etsy shop Messy Yarn Patterns

Stitch abbreviations:

RS = right side

WS = wrong side

P = purl

K = knit

K2tog = knit 2 together

Yo = yarn over

Sts = stitches


Circular Knitting Needles size 4mm [US 6].

Yarn: Cotton yarn

Weight: 400 – 450gr

Length of one 100gr ball is 210 meters (192 yards)


Size and Gauge:

Size: W: 73cm;  L: 90 cm

Knitting gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4″ (10 cm)



The pattern is knitted in multiple of 9 sts plus 6 for symmetry. Use this as a guide to adjust the size should you wish
larger or smaller size. Additionally you should add some stitches for the border on both sides. I have 4 stitches on each side to make a narrow border. I am adding a colour coded diagram.


The Blanket Pattern 

Cast on 158 sts on circular needle size 4mm (US 6).

Those 158 stitches consist (4 sts for border + (1+144+4+1 sts for body) + 4 sts for border)


Row 1-8: Purl

Row 9: P4; k1; *p4; k2tog; yo; k1; yo; ssk*
Repeat from * to * 15 times; p4; k1; P4 

Row10: Purl

Row 11: P4; k1; *p4; k5* Repeat from *to * 15 times; p4; k1; P4 

Row 12: Purl


Finish the blanket by another 8 rows of Purl.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Diagram for the wheat blanket 


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