Cozy Sherpa Knit Blanket

Finally a knit blanket that knits up in days (not weeks). Your family will fall in love with with sherpa knit blanket.

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size | 48″ wide; 50″ long


About this Pattern

If you’re somewhat new to knitting but you’re ready to try your hand at some of the fuzzy yarn you’ve had your eye on, our cozy sherpa knit blanket is a great place to start. Using just a single stitch, you’ll be able to focus on the newness of working with low stitch definition yarn and not worry about the stitch pattern.

With this project you’ll get to practice basic knitting skills – the knit stitch and changing colors to create stripes. This will let you focus on a new skill, knitting with a yarn that makes it difficult to see the stitches. We definitely believe knitting with fuzzy yarn is easier than crocheting with it but it’s an new experience every knitter will want to try at least once.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We have a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations here on this page as well as written instructions and a tutorial to walk you through our cozy sherpa knit blanket step-by-step.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 628 yds; Lion Brand Go For Fleece Sherpa Yarn
  • Color A: Navy; approx 315 yds
  • Color B: Blush; approx 89 yds
  • Color C: Pearl Grey; approx 135 yds
  • Color D: Seafoam; approx 89 yds
  • US 15 Circular Knitting Needles, 36″ or longer
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category but keep in mind, the yarn makes this project look the way it does. If you still want to substitute, check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.

Yarn Substitution Resources:
3 Things You Must Do to Substitute Yarn

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pattern details


  • CO Cast On
  • K Knit
  • Rem Remaining
  • Rep Repeat
  • Sk Skip
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Sherpa Knit Blanket
pattern notes

Additional Notes

Finished Size

48″ wide; 50″ long


12.5 sts and 14 rows = 4″
worked in garter stitch

Additional Notes: This knit blanket is worked in rows and incorporates color changes for thicker stripes on one side and thick/thin stripes on the reverse side.

printable pattern

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the pattern

Written Instructions

With color A, CO 100 sts.

Row 1: K all sts.

Cont with row 1 as repeat for entire pattern. Stripe pattern is as follows:

  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color C
  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color D
  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color B
  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color C
  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color B
  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color D
  • 10 rows color A
  • 10 rows color C
  • 9 rows color A

Bind off: Work a standard knitting bind off to complete the 10th row of color A and finish the pattern.

Weave in ends.

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see how it’s done

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