A granny stripes blanket on a bed.

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It’s time to go back to the roots

Therefore let’s explore the granny stripes blanket, as it is one of the most classic patterns out there. Indeed, most of us have seen them at our own grandma’s house, or in some place where the styling is vey retro. Of course, you can modernise them and match your home, but this is a true timeless pattern. However, we will show you some variants of this, so that you can choose which way to take your project. Nevertheless, these are super fun and possibly quite modern-looking patterns that will be appreciated by your own kids and grandkids in the years to come.

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Granny Stripes Blanket

To begin with, here is a real classic that would be so welcome in any boho or retro setting. Overall, this is a great pattern for using up yarn ends, as there is just no need to make large patches in any single color. Moreover, a simple, straight black border gives it that finished and designed look.

Granny Stripes Blanket

The original pattern is available at Attic 24 blog:

Granny Stripes Blanket

more details about project photographed you can find here.

Granny Stripe Blanket

However, this one shows that you can also go along a more ordered or designer route. That said, it’s still a granny, and it’s still retro and comfy. Indeed, it’s the color choices that really make this blanket, and the accented beiges are primo.

granny stripes blanket scaled

The original pattern is available on Ravelry:

Granny Stripes Blanket

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  1. Thank you so much for this granny square blanket pattern. You are so kind to offer this as a freebie! Sending love and hugs.

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