12 Reasons to Knit This Blanket (plus lessons learned)

Updated, colorful and fun, this one-piece blanket is sure to please!
Knit in a self striping yarn in Fisherman rib and you'll be done in no-time!

Dust off your ribber and get knitting!

  1. Make-in-a-Weekend
  2. "Instant" gratification
  3. Only 1 panel
  4. Updated design
  5. Stripes with minimal yarn ends
  6. Under $30
  7. Put your ribber to work
  8. Discover Fisherman Rib
  9. Build your ribber confidence
  10. No swatching needed
  11. Perfect your Kitchener Cast on and Bind off
  12. No punchcard or stitch patterning (unless you want to)


Tutorials - Skills you Must Know

3 Perfect Ribbing Cast Ons

Easiest, Best Ribber Cast On

Easy Ribber Bind Off

Double Bed Bind Off


Fisherman Rib

Fisherman Rib: 1x1 ribbing with tuck on both beds.

Chart your Blanket

Rectangle / Square

Rectangle / Square

Enter your stitch/row gauge and your dimensions to create simple scarves, shawls and blankets.

Yarn Estimator

Yarn Estimator

Determine if you have enough yarn to finish your project. A swatch, a scale and a few measurements and you'll never worry about running out of yarn!
"Do as I say ... not as I did"

After all that knitting, don't be surprised by the finished size of your blanket ...

Don't worry if you don't have enough yarn ....

Use these Knit it Now Tools to size your blanket and determine yarn needed.

Want to Master your Ribber?

The Knit it Now Ribber Knit-Alongs are a self-paced way to learn more about your ribber.
  • Clear tutorials
  • Logical steps
  • Simple exercises
  • Encouragement!
you'll gain confidence with your ribber.

Don't be overwhelmed by your ribber, dust it off and put it to work!