Where the Sidewalk Ends blanket knitting pattern by Fifty Four Ten Studio. Very easy to knit with super bulky yarn. Cozy, chunky blanket. Instructions for five sizes: XL Afghan, Large Throw, Medium Throw, Small Crib / Lap Blanket, and Baby Blanket.
"Moorland" Blanket CAL ~ Beginning Jan. 6, 2017 free crochet-along by Lucy of Attic24; 8 wks through Feb. 2017. Great for beginners. Lucy's 'Neat Wave' stitch pattern worked in 15 colors, 43"x59". Moorland Q&A post: http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/2016/11/moorland-blanket-cal-qa.html Stylecraft Special DK (acrylic), hook size G or H, depending on your individual tension. "Moorland" yarn packs available from Wool Warehouse about $30.00, plus (worldwide) shipping which is very reasonable.