CARRIE BLANKET WRAP | CROCHET PATTERN
Updated: Jan 16
When "And Just Like That" aired earlier this year, Carrie's blanket wrap quickly became the star of the show for us fiber enthusiasts. Many of us thought to ourselves " I could totally make that" .... and we did.
Carrie's luxurious blanket is knit from 100% cashmere hand dyed yarn and can be yours for the lovely price of $2650. If you'd like to make your own " budget friendly" version of Carrie's blanket wrap, continue reading below.
Materials (Affiliate links included below):
1591 yards Category 6, Super Bulky Yarn
(I used 1.5 skeins of the Caron Anniversary Cakes Yarn; color: Sweet & Sour Dots ( Currently on clearance at Michaels ; This color will only be available through the end of January 2023.)
Alternative Yarn Options:
Yarn Bee, Soft & Sleek Super Bulky
Lion Brand, Wool Ease Thick and Quick
We Are Knitters, The Wool
Wool and the Gang, Crazy Sexy Wool
12mm Tunisian crochet hook with cord (use cord that is 22" or longer) (The hook I used was from this set https://amzn.to/3hDEOlh )
Pattern is written using standard US terms.
The pattern uses the the Tunisian knit stitch. Check out this tutorial to learn the basics before you get started.
gauge 4"x4" = 10 sts x 7 rows
The size of this wrap can be altered by changing the number of increase rows made at the beginning.
ch = chain
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
tks = tunisian knit stitch
Tunisian knit stitch (tks) - *Insert hook between the front and back bars of the stitch. YO and pull up a loop." Repeat * * as indicated in the pattern.
return pass - YO, pull through first loop on hook. *YO, pull through first two loops on hook.* Repeat * * until there is only 1 loop remaining on the hook. (This loop is the first stitch of the next row.)
edge stitch - Insert hook under both loops of the last stitch. YO, draw up a loop.
yarn over (increase) - wrap working yarn over hook, bringing the yarn from back to the front.
bind off - slip stitch into each stitch to the end of the row.
Row 1: Ch 3. Working in the bumps on the back of the chain, insert hook into the second chain from hook, YO and pull up a loop. Insert hook into the final chain, YO and draw up a loop. There should be three loops on the hook. Return Pass.
Row 2: YO, tks in each stitch until there is one stitch remaining. Work edge stitch in the final stitch. Return pass.
Row 3 - 98: Repeat row 2.
Rows 99 - 122: Tks in each stitch until there is one stitch remaining. Work edge stitch in the final stitch. Return pass.
Row 123: Continuing to work in the tks, decrease 1 stitch at the beginning of the row by inserting the hook into the 2nd and 3rd stitch of the row, YO and draw up a loop. Tks in the remaining stitches in the row until there is one stitch remaining. Work edge stitch in the final stitch. Return pass.
Rows 124 - 219: Repeat row 123 until there are only 3 stitches remaining.
bind off row
Row 220: Slip stitch into each stitch to bind off. Cut yarn. Weave ends.
Add fringe (optional)
Cut (450) 16" strands of yarn. Attach the strands to the perimeter of the wrap using a slip knot (I may have used the wrong knot name. Please correct me in the comments if I did, lol).
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