A hand knitted chenille blanket in sand beige with repeating staghorn cables. There is a vertical aqua-blue stripe on the left side with the words "Best Seller" in peach lettering.
A hand knitted chenille blanket in sand beige with repeating staghorn cables.
A close up of knitting detail showing columns of staghorn cables in sand beige yarn.
A close up of knitting detail showing a large doubled staghorn cable in sand beige.
A close up of knitting detail showing a mix of staghorn and rope cables in sand beige yarn.
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PATTERN: Super Chunky Staghorn Cable Blanket

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This PDF pattern includes written English instructions, as well as a pattern template.

Irish Aran knitting patterns have a long and rich history, originating in the Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland. Most commonly seen in sweaters, I have replicated those patterns here in blanket form. The staghorn cable is a common design in Aran sweaters, and is meant to denote strength. The Super Chunky Staghorn Cable Blanket is a repeating pattern of staghorn cable 'stripes' with a larger double-Staghorn centre motif.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate.

SUGGESTED MATERIALS: 9 balls of Lion Brand Off-The-Hook Yarn (3.5 oz/100g (Image shown is the colour ‘Beach Sand’).

SUGGESTED TOOLS: No needles required (finger knitting). Scissors.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 43” by 51” (109 cm by 129.5 cm).

PLEASE NOTE: This pattern will work with any brand of loop yarn, but keep in mind that the size of the loops, and size of the balls/skeins of each brand is different. Lion Brand Off-The-Hook, Red Heart Loop-It and Alize Puffy (European) yarns can all be used with this pattern as is and will yield a blanket of approximately the same same size.

If you use Bernat Alize Blanket-EZ yarn, the loops are larger, so the blanket will be larger; and because the balls are larger (6.4 oz/180g), only 5-6 balls should be needed.


The Super Chunky Staghorn Cable Blanket pattern and all photographs are the property of I Love My Blanket/Reena Belford. This pattern and design are subject to copyright, and you may not distribute or sell this pattern under any circumstances.

Products made with this pattern *ARE* permitted to be used for both personal and commercial use, but please credit ‘I Love My Blanket’. (@iloveblanket on Instagram)


Due to the nature of this product being an electronic download, no refunds will be granted. THIS IS NOT A FINISHED PRODUCT and no refunds will be given for failure of reading the details in full.

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