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It's been so cold these past few days that all I have wanted to do is knit on the sofa, wrapped up in a blanket watching the Gilmore Girls! My favourite is a huge white knitted blanket that is so perfect for this time of the year. More and more people are making their own chunky knitted blankets, with huge yarns, knit up on big needles.
For a great knitting project, take a look at these free blanket kitting patterns, with many of them suitable for beginners. A great homemade gift can be made in a few hours that will be cherished for years!
*Click on the images to go to the free patterns*
Double Seed Stitch Blanket Pattern
This double seed stitch blanket by Purl Soho is a great free pattern knitted in a super soft merino yarn.
Lace Chunky Throw Knitting Pattern
This lacy chunky throw is a big knit that will keep you warm this winter. A wonderful free pattern from Classic Elite Yarns.
Super Chunky Knitted Blanket Pattern
A wonderful super chunky blanket with tassels found on the blog 'design the life you want to live'. Click on the image to go to the site for the free knitting pattern.
Patchwork Knitted Blanket Pattern
For free knitting patterns to inspire you, take a look at this blog post with many free winter knitting patterns. This knitted blanket pattern by schachenmayr is a free download.
Waffle Blanket Knitting Pattern
This waffle blanket looks like a fast project if you choose to make it with chunky yarn and big needles. A free knitting pattern that is available in both English and Spanish from the blog 'debajo-un-boton'.
Chunky Cable Knit Throw Pattern
A chunky cable knit blanket from 'ilovedecoration'. This is a gorgeous blanket that makes me think of Christmas!
Textured Blanket Knitting Pattern
A warm and cosy knit from Purl Soho, the 'Beautyberry Blanket' looks like a gorgeous textured blanket made with chunky yarns.
Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern
This Caron steps baby blanket is a free pattern available for download. The coloured squares are joined together to make a snuggly cuddly baby blanket.
Textured Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern
Designed by Laura Polley, this textured baby blanket is a reversible afghan. A free knitting pattern that your little one will love!
Which one are you going to make?
Are you going to knit a blanket this winter? Let us know in the comments which one you are going to make!