Our Diamond + Dot Blanket is a gem of a knit in our gorgeous cotton-wool Campo. It has tons of texture, a satisfying weight, and a sparkling personality, too!

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

You start this blanket with a border of twisted-rib little dashes, a wonderfully tactile knitting experience with the smooth, soft strands of Campo working into a crisp, plump pattern of stitches.

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

As you continue, keep track with either written or charted instructions, each line setting a rhythm as twisted stitches settle into a field of diamonds, each with a “dot” in its center.

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

Fifty percent GOTS-certified organically grown cotton and 50% wool, Campo is a classic worsted weight yarn whose multi-strand structure makes each and every stitch crystal clear. It knits up a clip and is machine washable, too… Both welcome features when knitting a blanket!

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

Pick up six skeins of your favorite color for a baby blanket, or twelve for the throw, and let the natural beauty of this yarn shine! 

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

Blanket designed by Purl Soho designer, Gianna Mueller, based on the original Diamond + Dot Wrap by Katrin Schubert. Click here to see even more of Gianna’s designs!

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Materials

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho
  • 6 (12) skeins of Purl Soho’s Campo, 50% wool and 50% organically grown cotton. Each skein is 120 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 720 (1440) yards required. We used the color Verona Peach for the Baby size and Dolomite Gray for the Throw size.
  • US 8 (5 mm), 32- or 40-inch circular needles

GAUGE

17 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in stitch pattern

SIZES

Baby (Throw)

Finished Dimensions: 26 inches wide x 34¼ inches long (41¼ inches wide x 45¾ inches long)

NOTES

STITCH MULTIPLE

This pattern is worked over a multiple of 8 + 9 stitches.

SLIPPED STITCHES

Slip all slipped stitches purlwise.

PATTERN

Cast on 113 (177) stitches. We used a basic Long Tail Cast On.

Now work from either Written Instructions or Pattern Chart, both below…

WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS

LOWER BORDER

Row 1 (right side): K1, slip 1 with yarn in back (see Notes, wyib), p1, *k1 through the back loop (tbl), p1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 2 (wrong side): Slip 1 with yarn in front (wyif), p1, k1, *p1 tbl, k1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 3 and 4: Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

Row 5: K1, slip 1 wyib, k1 tbl, *p1, k1 tbl, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 6: Slip 1 wyif, p1, p1 tbl, *k1, p1 tbl, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 7 and 8: Repeat Rows 5 and 6.

Row 9: K1, slip 1 wyib, p1, *k1 tbl, p1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 10: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k1, *p1 tbl, k1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 11 and 12: Repeat Rows 9 and 10.

BODY

Row 1 (right side): K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *k1 tbl, p3, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, k1 tbl, p2, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 2 (wrong side): Slip 1 wyif, p1, k2, p1 tbl, *k3, p1 tbl, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 3 and 4: Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

Row 5: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *p3, k1 tbl, p1, k1 tbl, p2, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, p3, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 6: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k3, *k2, p1 tbl, k1, p1 tbl, k3, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 7 and 8: Repeat Rows 5 and 6.

Row 9: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *p2, k1 tbl, p3, k1 tbl, p1, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, p3, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 10: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k3, *k1, p1 tbl, k3, p1 tbl, k2, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 11 and 12: Repeat Rows 9 and 10.

Row 13: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *p1, k1 tbl, p5, k1 tbl, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, p3, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 14: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k3, *p1 tbl, k5, p1 tbl, k1, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 15 and 16: Repeat Rows 13 and 14.

Row 17: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *k1 tbl, p3, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, k1 tbl, p2, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 18: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k2, p1 tbl, *k3, p1 tbl, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 19 and 20: Repeat Rows 17 and 18.

Row 21: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *p1, k1 tbl, p5, k1 tbl, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, p3, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 22: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k3, *p1 tbl, k5, p1 tbl, k1, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 23 and 24: Repeat Rows 21 and 22.

Row 25: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *p2, k1 tbl, p3, k1 tbl, p1, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, p3, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 26: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k3, *k1, p1 tbl, k3, p1 tbl, k2, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 27 and 28: Repeat Rows 25 and 26.

Row 29: K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *p3, k1 tbl, p1, k1 tbl, p2, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, p3, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 30: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k3, *k2, p1 tbl, k1, p1 tbl, k3, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 31 and 32: Repeat Rows 29 and 30.

Repeat Rows 1-32 four (6) more times, until piece measures approximately 31¼ (43) inches from cast-on edge.

UPPER BORDER

Row 1 (right side): K1, slip 1 wyib, p2, *k1 tbl, p3, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, k1 tbl, p2, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 2 (wrong side): Slip 1 wyif, p1, k2, p1 tbl, *k3, p1 tbl, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 3 and 4: Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

Row 5: K1, slip 1 wyib, p1, *k1 tbl, p1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 6: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k1, *p1 tbl, k1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 7 and 8: Repeat Rows 5 and 6.

Row 9: K1, slip 1 wyib, k1 tbl, *p1, k1 tbl, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 10: Slip 1 wyif, p1, p1 tbl, *k1, p1 tbl, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 11 and 12: Repeat Rows 9 and 10.

Row 13: K1, slip 1 wyib, p1, *k1 tbl, p1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyib, k1.

Row 14: Slip 1 wyif, p1, k1, *p1 tbl, k1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip 1 wyif.

Rows 15 and 16: Repeat Rows 13 and 14.

Go on to Finishing section, below.

PATTERN CHART

NOTE: New to reading charts? Unravel the mysteries with our Reading A Chart Tutorial!

Starting in the bottom right corner of the Chart below, work right-side (odd number) rows from right to left and wrong-side (even number) rows from left to right.

Work Rows 1–12 one time for Lower Border; then work Rows 1–32 of Body 5 (7) times; and then work Rows 1–16 one time for Upper Border.

KEY

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

CHART

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

Want to see it bigger? Click here and view the chart as a PDF!

Go on to Finishing section, right below.

FINISHING

With right side facing you, bind off in established stitch pattern.

Weave in the ends and wet block.

Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho
Diamond + Dot Blanket | Purl Soho

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