Stashbuster Knitting Pattern for Safe at Home Blanket
Cheerful Ripple Blanket
Striped throw worked up with simple increases and decreases, and garter stitch ridges to create a graphic zig zag effect. Great for mini-skeins and stashbusting. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Caron.
Hexagonal blanket made of equilateral diamonds knit in garter stitch so it’s a perfect way to use small amounts of leftover yarn and a great portable project. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Karen S. Lauger for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, French, German.
Blanket made of dimple shapes using about 3 grams of DK yarn each so it’s a perfect way to use small amounts of leftover yarn. Dimples are shaped with short rows and joined as you go so there’s no sewing. Designed by LizAnn Petch.
Triangles Hexagon Blanket
Garter stitch triangles knit in strips and seamed together with a clever construction that makes knitting the geometric colorwork a breeze. Rated easy by the designer.Designed by Bernat. Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn.
Pocket Full of Posy Blanket
Blanket knit with a 4 row repeat brioche stitch using a main color and 18 contrasting colors. This looks like a great start to learning brioche. The blanket is designed for mini skeins but could also be a great stash buster and use for leftover yarn. Finished Dimensions: 38 inches wide x 52 inches long. It looks like it’s easily customizable. Designed by Purl Soho. Fingering weight yarn.
This afghan uses short rows to create triangle patterned squares from your stash or scrap yarn. Knit in section rows of 7 separate garter stitch pieces. Designed by Camilla Gugenheim. Pictured project by Mirja. Also makes a fun scarf or shawl. Available in English and Italian.
The Big Marl Afghan
Blanket is marled and knit holding mutliple strands of different weights of yarn together diagonally in garter stitch and edged in I-cord. Perfect for using up stash yarn! The example was knit using the following combinations: 1 strand each of Aran, DK and Fingering weights, 2 strands DK weight and 2 strands of Fingering weight, and 3 strands DK weight. Designed by Beata Jezek for Hedgehog Fibres.
Overlapping Squares Afghan
This stashbuster is a variation on mitered squares. Knit in section rows of 7 separate garter stitch pieces. Designed by Irina Poludnenko
Sediment Scraps Blanket
This afghan is an addictive way to use up your stash according to Ravelrers. You knit with multiple strands of yarn to create bulky or super bulky weight and add different yarn as you run out of one strand. Knit diagonally in garter stitch. Designed by Katie Rose Pryal. Pictured project by natb7 who said, ” I loved knitting this – I think it was seeing all my ugly yarn being used up, and the colour changes were interesting to see.”