As you knit our Loop-The-Loop Blanket, the stitches swoop and dive, like a daredevil pilot’s path through the sky, leaving behind not a white trail but a beautiful hand-made creation! 

Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho

Designed by Ksenia Naidyon (see the end of this story for more info on this talented independent designer!), the Loop-The-Loop Blanket has a hard-to-resist texture made with an easy-to-memorize pattern repeat of knits, purls, and slip stiches, easy enough for advanced beginners and engaging enough for everyone else.

Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho

in our wonderful Morning, an unusual blend of 75% organically grown cotton and 25% yak. It has a satisfying weight, a very soft feel, and an incredibly lovely hand… And it’s machine washable, too!

Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho

It takes six skeins of Morning to make the crib size for a lucky baby, and eleven for the throw size (for a lucky adult!). Whether it’s the color of the clouds, the sky, or the earth below, choose the hue of Morning that makes you soar!

Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho

Designed for Purl Soho by Ksenia Naidyon, the talented designer behind Life Is Cozy, where she shares patterns for her beautiful hand knits, instructions for must-know stitch patterns, and reviews on needles, books, and notions… Everything we knitters love! Thank you for this gorgeous design, Ksenia!

Share your progress and connect with the community by tagging your pics with #PurlSoho, #PurlSohoBusyHands, #PurlSohoLoopTheLoopBlanket, and #PurlSohoMorning. We can’t wait to see what you make!


Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho
  • 6 (11) skeins of Purl Soho’s Morning, 75% organically grown cotton and 25% yak. Each skein is 191 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 1140 (2100) yards required. We used Heirloom White.
  • US 6 (4 mm), 40-inch circular needles


22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in stitch pattern


Crib (Throw)

Finished Dimensions: 40 inches wide x 28 inches long (40 inches wide x 53 inches long)

NOTE: You cast on for the Crib size blanket along the long side. For the Throw size, you cast on along the short side.

Sample: We knit the Throw size.



This pattern works over a multiple of 3 stitches.


Slip all slipped stitches purlwise.


Cast on 222 stitches. We used a basic Long Tail Cast On.

Set-Up Row (wrong side): P1, *p1, k2, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, k1.

Row 1 (right side): Slip 1 (see Notes, above) with yarn in front (wyif), knit to end of row.

Row 2 (wrong side): Slip 1 wyif, *k1, slip 2 with yarn in back (wyib), repeat from * to last 2 stitches, k2.

Row 3: Slip 1 wyif, *k1, p2, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, k2.

Row 4: Slip 1 wyif, *slip 1 wyif, k2, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyif, k1.

Repeat Rows 1–4 until piece measures approximately 28 (53) inches from cast-on edge, or if using Morning, until ¼ (approximately 45 yards) of the last skein remains.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 one more time.

With right side facing you, bind off in pattern. Here’s how…

Bind-Off Row (right side): K1, *k1, pass first stitch over, [p1, pass first stitch over] 2 times, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, [k1, pass first stitch over] 2 times.


Weave in ends and wet block, or gently machine wash and dry.

Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho
Loop-The-Loop Blanket | Purl Soho