The Big Easy Blanket from Fighead Yarnworks is a great pattern for beginner knitters. All four of the stitch patterns in the blanket use only knit and purl stitches and the garter stitch edging makes its own clean finish.
Figheadh Yarnworks patterns are downloadable PDF files.
SIZING: Lap blanket 36” x 55.5” (Throw 46” x 60”)
•Cascade Greenland (100% Merino Superwash): 3.5 oz/ 137 yds, color 3539, 10 (14) skeins [or approx 1450 (1876) yds of any worsted weight yarn]
•US size 9 (5.5 mm) needles or size needed to achieve gauge
•Stitch markers (2)