You will need to start with 210 stitches on your needle. To begin knitting a basic blanket, grab your knitting needle and tie a simple slip knot with your yarn by pulling it over the tip of your left-hand needle. This will serve as the beginning of your blanket. First, wrap the yarn around your thumb, and then, with the loop still on your thumb, slip it onto the needle to join the yarn.
How do you knit swatches for a blanket?
In order to ascertain the gauge of the yarn, needles, and individual knitter, swatches must first be knitted.You should make the swatch with the needles and yarn that you want to use for the blanket.You should start by casting on enough stitches to create the swatch a few inches tall, then continue knitting until you have a square.
After the square has been created, take its width and divide it by the number of stitches you cast on.