The Shining

An advanced beginner pattern inspired by the carpet in the eerie Overlook Hotel, this mesmerizing blanket pattern is sure to impress. Make it in the original very 70s colours, or create a bold pattern in more modern shades; either way, you'll end up with something that will make an impact.

Size: One size. Blanket will measure approximately 5-1/4 feet long by 4-1/2 feet wide.

Materials: Rowan's Pure Wool in Seville (col. 134), 5 balls; Berroco's Ultra Wool in Bear (col. 33115), 8 balls; Berroco's Ultra Wool in Chili (col. 3350), 3 balls.

Gauge: Centre red hexagon, approx. 4" across; brown border, approx. 2" wide, and orange border of 1 round of dc, approx. 1" (2 rows of dc should = approximately 2").

Other Materials: Embroidery needle to weave in ends.

Hook Sizes: 5mm hook or size required to obtain gauge.