A picnic rug is an essential for the summer. Get to work on our simple knitting pattern and you'll soon have a blanket that's striped and framed with tassels. Load up your basket with sandwiches, pork pies and lemonade and head out for a day in the sun.
- Approximately 88 x 98cm/34 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄2in, excluding fringes
- 5 x 100g (145m) balls of Hayfield Chunky with Wool (80% acrylic, 20% wool) in Roasted (695), 1 ball in each of Olive (768) and Mulberry (699) (Yarn information)
- Pair of 6 1⁄2mm (No. 3) knitting needles
- Crochet hook for fringing
Skill Level: Beginner