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Make the Perfect Gift for a Cancer Patient | FREE KNITTING PATTERN

Made the Prefect Gift for a Cancer Patient

Free Knitting Pattern for Cancer Support Comfort Lap Blanket

Knit up this encouraging and caring Lap Blanket for your loved one to help them though their difficult time. 

The words on the blanket are; 

Love, Faith, Fight, Cure, Family, Courage, Cherish, Peace, Believe, Friends, Strength, Conquer, Hope and Support. 

Plus a blank centre square to place your cancer ribbon. 

** Free Cancer Support Comfort Lap Blanket Knitting pattern **

Plain or intarsia (multi-coloured) - both versions are in the pattern.


You need to know how to do the following knitting stitches:

Knit, Purl & Bobble stitch. (Intarsia) 


The 22 page pattern, includes a 6 page chart for Intarsia and a 6 page chart of the main pattern, as well as written instructions for both the plain and Intarsia versions. 


Blanket is made up in One - Piece.

Blanket and border are knit at the same time, so no sewing or picking up stitches!


Finished Blanket Size; 72 x 45 inches (182cm x 114cm).

Perfect size to take on hospital visits or just to cosy up on the sofa with


Materials used in One Colour Blanket.

Caron Simply Soft Yarn (weight 4 yarn) (170g Balls) Caron Simply Soft Yarn

  • 10 Balls of White #9701 (1553g used).

- 5.00mm Knitting Needles (UK 6) (US 8) 5mm Knitting Needles

- Ribbon of your colour choice for the centre of the blanket. Ribbon


Materials used in Intarsia blanket: - Multi-coloured.

Caron Simply Soft Yarn (weight 4 yarn) (170g Balls) Caron Simply Soft Yarn Shade Guides

  • 2 balls of Baby Sunshine #9785 (284g used)
  • 2 balls of Light Country Peach #9737 (276g used) 
  • 2 balls of Off White #9702 (219g used)
  • 1 ball of Soft Blue #9712 (163g used)
  • 2 balls of Soft Green #9739 (293g used) 
  • 2 balls of Soft Pink #9719 (318g used)

- 5.00mm Knitting Needles (UK 6) (US 8).Knitting Needles

- Ribbon of your colour choice for the centre of the blanket.  Ribbon


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Note: I would not recommend any product or company that I do not use myself. 

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 Need Help with this Pattern?

If you need help with the pattern you can watch my knitting video # 4 for guidance. Check out the video timings below so you can skip to the relevant section. 

And practice your bobbles and intarsia with the practice patterns linked below the knitting video.   

Video 4: Bobble Stitch Blanket Knitting Patterns

Video 4's Contents and Timings 

* Bobble Stitch 

  • Making the Bobble Stitch      00:58 
  • Unpicking the Bobble Stitch  06:00

* Knitting Tips

  • Cast on Tip                           08:07
  • Dropped a Stitch Tip             09:34

* Intarsia (Multi-coloured Knitting)

     Working along with the Intarsia Sample Pattern

  • Set up for Intarsia               13:00
  • Row 8                                 17:53
  • Stop Yarn Tangle Tip           25:55
  • Row 9                                 28:04
  • Row 10                               35:00
  • Sewing in the ends             40:31

* Made a Mistake? 

  • Add a missing Bobble        44.25
  • Remove a misplaced Bobble 50:30


FREE PATTERNS to Practice your Bobble Stitches 

For Love Pillow Knitting Pattern Click here

Practice your bobbles with one yarn strand


For Intarsia Sample Squares Knitting Pattern Click here 

Practice your bobbles with multi strands of yarn.


For Cancer Support Comfort Lap Blanket Knitting Pattern. Click Here



Check out the whole Bobble Stitch Collection of knitting Patterns here

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