Perseverance

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We are having a yearlong Mystery Knit Along (MKAL) over on Ravelry. Click HERE to learn more and to join in on all the fun!

Be sure to sign in to your account before you check out. Otherwise, you will not be able to download the new clues as they are added.

This pattern is free for a limited time. Just add to cart and complete checkout to receive the download. For more info click here.

Use code: clue12 for 15% off all our Expression Fiber Arts Enduring Worsted and Luster Worsted yarn today.

FINISHED SIZE:

43” x 66” (109 x 168 cm)

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Enduring Worsted or Luster Worsted Yarn

The blanket will require 12 skeins total, and one clue will be released each month.

Clue #1 Cool Version: Unshaken, Clue #1 Warm Version: Time Traveler

Clue #2 Cool Version: Nightlife, Clue #2 Warm Version: New York at Night

Clue #3 Cool Version: Caricia, Clue #3 Warm Version: Furiends

Clue #4 Cool Version: Black Hole, Clue #4 Warm Version: Caramel Popcorn

Clue #5 Cool Version: Unwilling Hero, Clue #5 Warm Version: Sumatran Tiger

Clue #6 Cool Version: Blue Goldstone, Clue #6 Warm Version: Monarch

Clue #7 Cool Version: Like Rain, Clue #7 Warm Version: Leaves

Clue #8 Cool Version: In the Cabana, Clue #8 Warm Version: Huanchaco

Clue #9 Cool Version: Fugue, Clue #9 Warm Version: Toadstool

Clue #10 Cool Version: Swept Away, Clue #10 Warm Version: Red Flame

Clue #11 Cool Version: Country Village, Clue #11 Warm Version: Fudge Brownie

Clue #12 Cool Version: Captain, Clue #12 Warm Version: Autumn Lake

If those colors aren't available, any from this category or this category will work.

NEEDLES: 

US size 8 (5 mm) circular needles, 32” (80cm) length

SKILL LEVEL: 

Adventurous Beginner: For those knitters who are ready to learn some new skills or stitch combinations. Skills include basic increases and combination stitches.

Large projects can seem daunting, especially when they may stretch your skills. Breaking them up into manageable pieces is a great way to approach them. In this Mystery KAL blanket, you will work just one section at a time. Each section uses one color and focuses on one stitch pattern. Some of these will be repeated in later sections. Using this method, all you will need is a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, and a little perseverance to be successful!

  • Click the Videos tab to learn how to knit portions of the most recent clue. Additional videos are available on YouTube
  • This rectangular blanket is worked on the diagonal. You will begin at one corner and end at the opposite corner.
  • If you are using a yarn other than what is called for, be sure that it is mostly natural fibers. You need to be able to block the blanket to get the straightest possible edges. Man-made fibers typically do not block well and will shrink back to the as-knit shape.
  • Sections 1-6 use six unique stitch patterns. The same stitch patterns are used in sections 7-12.
  • Hints for each specific stitch pattern are listed in that section.
  • Slip first knit stitch knitwise, first purl stitch purlwise.
  • Increases only happen on the WS (after R4), adjacent to the knit stitch in the edging.
  • Carry yarn loosely when slipping stitches.
  • To carry yarn B up the side, bring yarn A up from under yarn B. This will lock B into the first stitch made with A.
  • Gauge swatches are IMPERATIVE for each stitch pattern in order to maintain even edges. I used to think that I “always knit on gauge”. However, it finally dawned on me that what I was really assuming is that I knit to the same gauge as the person who designed the pattern. Believe me, that is a bad assumption. Please DO NOT assume that you knit to the same gauge as I do! Yes, it is an extra step, but it also assures you that what you are knitting will produce what you expect. And you won’t need to worry about running out of yarn. If you are substituting yarn, it is especially important to verify that it behaves in the same way as the yarn called for in the pattern.

Designed by Jane Vanselous

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site, and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Enjoy your knitting!

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

"It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” -Confucius

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We are having a yearlong Mystery Knit Along (MKAL) over on Ravelry. Click HERE to learn more and to join in on all the fun!

Be sure to sign in to your account before you check out. Otherwise, you will not be able to download the new clues as they are added.

This pattern is free for a limited time. Just add to cart and complete checkout to receive the download. For more info click here.

Use code: clue12 for 15% off all our Expression Fiber Arts Enduring Worsted and Luster Worsted yarn today.

FINISHED SIZE:

43” x 66” (109 x 168 cm)

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Enduring Worsted or Luster Worsted Yarn

The blanket will require 12 skeins total, and one clue will be released each month.

Clue #1 Cool Version: Unshaken, Clue #1 Warm Version: Time Traveler

Clue #2 Cool Version: Nightlife, Clue #2 Warm Version: New York at Night

Clue #3 Cool Version: Caricia, Clue #3 Warm Version: Furiends

Clue #4 Cool Version: Black Hole, Clue #4 Warm Version: Caramel Popcorn

Clue #5 Cool Version: Unwilling Hero, Clue #5 Warm Version: Sumatran Tiger

Clue #6 Cool Version: Blue Goldstone, Clue #6 Warm Version: Monarch

Clue #7 Cool Version: Like Rain, Clue #7 Warm Version: Leaves

Clue #8 Cool Version: In the Cabana, Clue #8 Warm Version: Huanchaco

Clue #9 Cool Version: Fugue, Clue #9 Warm Version: Toadstool

Clue #10 Cool Version: Swept Away, Clue #10 Warm Version: Red Flame

Clue #11 Cool Version: Country Village, Clue #11 Warm Version: Fudge Brownie

Clue #12 Cool Version: Captain, Clue #12 Warm Version: Autumn Lake

If those colors aren't available, any from this category or this category will work.

NEEDLES: 

US size 8 (5 mm) circular needles, 32” (80cm) length

SKILL LEVEL: 

Adventurous Beginner: For those knitters who are ready to learn some new skills or stitch combinations. Skills include basic increases and combination stitches.

Large projects can seem daunting, especially when they may stretch your skills. Breaking them up into manageable pieces is a great way to approach them. In this Mystery KAL blanket, you will work just one section at a time. Each section uses one color and focuses on one stitch pattern. Some of these will be repeated in later sections. Using this method, all you will need is a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, and a little perseverance to be successful!

  • Click the Videos tab to learn how to knit portions of the most recent clue. Additional videos are available on YouTube
  • This rectangular blanket is worked on the diagonal. You will begin at one corner and end at the opposite corner.
  • If you are using a yarn other than what is called for, be sure that it is mostly natural fibers. You need to be able to block the blanket to get the straightest possible edges. Man-made fibers typically do not block well and will shrink back to the as-knit shape.
  • Sections 1-6 use six unique stitch patterns. The same stitch patterns are used in sections 7-12.
  • Hints for each specific stitch pattern are listed in that section.
  • Slip first knit stitch knitwise, first purl stitch purlwise.
  • Increases only happen on the WS (after R4), adjacent to the knit stitch in the edging.
  • Carry yarn loosely when slipping stitches.
  • To carry yarn B up the side, bring yarn A up from under yarn B. This will lock B into the first stitch made with A.
  • Gauge swatches are IMPERATIVE for each stitch pattern in order to maintain even edges. I used to think that I “always knit on gauge”. However, it finally dawned on me that what I was really assuming is that I knit to the same gauge as the person who designed the pattern. Believe me, that is a bad assumption. Please DO NOT assume that you knit to the same gauge as I do! Yes, it is an extra step, but it also assures you that what you are knitting will produce what you expect. And you won’t need to worry about running out of yarn. If you are substituting yarn, it is especially important to verify that it behaves in the same way as the yarn called for in the pattern.

Designed by Jane Vanselous

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site, and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Enjoy your knitting!

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

"It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” -Confucius

Current Stock:
Craft: Knit Free/Paid: Paid Yarn Weight: Worsted Yarn Base: Enduring Worsted Yardage: 800+ Project Type: Blankets Difficulty: Adventurous Beginner

Customer Reviews 5 (147 Reviews) Write a Review

LATO shawl
4 Stars

I don’t typically like the look of any crocheted garment. HOWEVER, LATO is different. It is Lacy looking, so I downloaded it and hope to use some of my luscious EFA fingering yarn to create my own soon.

Perservance
5 Stars

This pattern creates a beautiful highly textured diagonally knit blanket. In the 12 sections there are 6 stitch patterns, so you learn the patterns both incresing and decreasing the row count. I would rate the pattern as intermediate rather than adventurous beginner. However, the excellent videos do allow a less experienced knitter to have success. The pattern stitches were new to me and I found some I would use again in other projects. I love my blanket and just may knit another one.

Perseverance MKAL
4 Stars

I absolutely loved participating in this MKAL. Pattern is surprisingly easy to follow. Tutorials Chandi made to teach the stitch patterns are VERY helpful. I love this, although I have not finished the blanket yet because of other life events but my goal for 2023 is to make this my first completed project of the year! Thank you Chandi and EFA team!

MKAL Perseverance
5 Stars

Hy Chandi & Team

Blanket mkal
5 Stars

I had such fun with this. Loved the pattern and I’m enjoying its warmth now.

Anisoptera
5 Stars

This is a 2023 Project

Perseverance
5 Stars

This was my knit along project. I loved it. I really enjoyed curling up with my project at the end of the day.. so comfy.

Perseverance
5 Stars

This was my knit along project. I loved it. I really enjoyed curling up with my project at the end of the day.. so comfy.

Perseverance
5 Stars

This is my first knit along of any kind. I'm really behind, but am absolutely loving it. It's like curling up with a good friend and just knitting at the end of the day. Very comfy.

Perseverance Blanket KAL
5 Stars

What a fun blanket this turned out to be! My cat won't stop laying on it, lol. It's the perfect size to snuggle under. Thank you for the lovely design.

2022 Mystery knit along
5 Stars

I have been enjoying this knit along. I am using a variegated yarn.

2022 Mystery knit along
5 Stars

I have been enjoying this knit along. I am using a variegated yarn.

Mcal Blanket
5 Stars

I have just finished the 10th section and am loving the colors. I usually prefer the cool palette, but challenged myself to do the warm version. I cannot wait to finish this project!

Hearthside MCAL Blanket
5 Stars

This is the most fun blanket I have been involved with. It is beautiful

I’m excited to knit this blanket
5 Stars

Looks like a well thought Out pattern

A MKAL just for me!
5 Stars

Love this MKAL pattern. The videos that go with each section have been very helpful. This is my first MKAL and I'm excited every month to see what I'll be knitting in the next section. The yarn and colorways could not be more beautiful. It's going to be a blanket I love for many years!

MKAL blanket
5 Stars

I love the pattern plus learning new stitches.

2022 Mystery KAL
1 Star

I want to say I love this but I’m disappointed. I do love the yarn however the colorways for the cool version are really…disappointing. Weeks 1-7 are so similar and then week 8 is completely different. The variegated yarn makes it difficult to see the stitch pattern and I’m sad because I really wanted to see a beautiful end result but I’m just not getting it at all. I’ll probably use the yarn for something else. I hate to leave a comment like this because this is definitely some of my favorite yarn from a favorite yarn company. I’m so bummed.

Fantastic pattern!
5 Stars

Fun pattern I really enjoyed doing! Love this! Thank you!

Fantastic pattern!
5 Stars

Fun pattern I really enjoyed doing! Love this! Thank you!

So enjoyable
5 Stars

I am loving this journey and look forward each month to complete the next section! Pattern is well written and videos are super helpful! Can’t wait to see the full completed blanket!

MKAL Perseverance
5 Stars

Hallo Chandi, It makes so much Fun to work this MKAL blanket. All your patterns are easy to work. You are a wonderful, warmly Person big hugs.

MKAL
5 Stars

Anxiously await each months pattern. I am also doing the MCAL and just wish they were released a couple weeks apart!

Perservance
5 Stars

Enjoying this project And learned slip stitch. Waiting for next month’s clue

Perseverance
5 Stars

This blanket has been lots of fun and a great way to try my hand at multiple new stitches. Definitely give each gauge swatch a go. Each pattern is unique with its own take up of yarn and elasticity.

MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

I love this pattern. Learning new stitches and enough time for slow knitters. I will use this pattern often.

Perseverance
5 Stars

Gorgeous pattern! Thank you, Chandi and team!

Perseverance MKAL
5 Stars

I haven't even started it yet, but hopefully I will very soon!

Wonderful!
5 Stars

Love this blanket pattern! Made with enduring worsted yarn, it's soft and thick with fun-to-knit patterns. I used the suggested yarn colors (warm pallete) and am thoroughly pleased with it. If you're on the fence, pick some pretty colors and go for it!

MKAL
5 Stars

I look forward to the next section each month. It’s amazing the combination of steps makes such different looks for each stitch!

Fun challenging project
5 Stars

It's been fun getting a new pattern and wool each month and watching my blanket grow! I'd definitely do this again!

Perseverance MKAL
5 Stars

Wonderful designs. Lots of variation. Charted.

perseverance kal
5 Stars

love the blanket so far however not being emailed when a new section is released...currently looking for section 7 and got 4-5-6 2 wks ago after contacting you.

Perserverance Blanks
5 Stars

This was such a fun project to work on....can't wait for you next KAL

It looks like a great design
4 Stars

Ik can't wait to make it! It's beautiful.

Perserverance
5 Stars

Love it! Just got yarns for Apr-June

Love the pattern
5 Stars

I am enjoying this KAL so fun doing all the different sections, I look forward to the next new pattern every month, I love receiving it so great

Love the Perserverance - MKAL Blanket Pattern
5 Stars

I just love the different stitches in this pattern combined with the soft, hardy Enduring Worsted yarn used for the blanket. I am building my knitting prowess and the textures that are created are beautiful and cushion y.

Pattern
5 Stars

Excellent instructions

Kal
5 Stars

Can’t wait for the next section

2022 Mystery Knit along
5 Stars

Love the yarn, instructions are soooo easy to follow. Chandi does a great job showing you how to do the stitches. Makes me love knitting again.

2022 MKAL
4 Stars

I’m enjoying the knit along and excited for the next clue.

2022 MKAL
5 Stars

I’m enjoying the knit along and excited for the next clue.

Persévérance
4 Stars

très belle teinte et patron

couverture MKAL
4 Stars

Très belle teinte.

Kal
5 Stars

I am enjoying the knit along

Perseverance pattern
5 Stars

Very nice. The video is great. So helpful.

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

I am really enjoying this project. Lots of new stitches learned, help not far when stuck.

MKAL blanket
5 Stars

Nice pattern and I love the new challenge to this project. Love the warm color pattern. Thank you for this challenge.

Mystery
4 Stars

Good

Perseverance
5 Stars

I am learning so much. It's challenging and fun

Perseverance
5 Stars

It is challenging, and fun. I am learning so much

Perseverance Blanket
5 Stars

I love this fun and interesting pattern. I'm learning new stitches...

Perseverance Blanket
5 Stars

Love this fun and interesting pattern. I'm learning new stitches!

Kal
5 Stars

MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Very fun!,

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Shanti I love your tutorials as well as the pattern and let not forget the beautiful yarns thank u for your fine work.

Looking forward to make this blanket
5 Stars

I love Shanti’s tutorials every Friday I wait for them to download them. Her yarn as well ❤️❤️❤️❤️

MKAL BLanket
5 Stars

I'm obsessed with this pattern. I love the challenge feeling, and as a newbie knitter it's really cool to learn new techniques. And the result is so nice and already cozy!

Blanket
5 Stars

Awesome pattern

products
5 Stars

You are wonderful. You are my inspiration

MKAL
5 Stars

I am so enjoying this knit. Interesting textures and it knits with a relaxing rhythm. It is the best part of my day. I am knitting using the cooler colors. The yarn is so sumptious. I am liking this pattern so much, I am actually making a smaller version using scarp yarn for those nights when I am waiting for the next clue.

MKAL
5 Stars

Waiting for clue 3 Excellent demos

ReviewPerseverance - MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

nice pattern and easy to knit

Review Perseverance - MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

nice pattern and easily to knit

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Love what I have knitted so far from Jan, Feb. Excitedly awaiting March.

Perserverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Enjoyed the first 2 months can't wait to get March.

MKAL "Perseverance "
5 Stars

Am truly enjoying the MKAL experience. This is my first year long KAL and am looking forward to all the new stitch designs to learn and see. Picked to Fall colorway absolutely loving it.

mkal blanket
5 Stars

love this pattern!

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

I have knitted Clue 1 which is beautiful; the pattern is easy to follow and well written.

Perseverance KAL
5 Stars

Can’t wait to see what it looks like.Finished January clue and working on February clue. Love the color palette I chose- cool yarn. The yarn is amazing

Perseverance
3 Stars

I am enjoying this project. I finished sections 1 and 2 this week.

Perseverance mkal
4 Stars

Perseverance ...have not started it as I am working long hours, so will do it in my holidays

5 stars
5 Stars

Perseverance

MKAL blanket
5 Stars

It is so helpful to have tutorials on YouTube to support the patterns. I have knit a few patterns found on the EFA site and truly enjoy the variety of styles and yarn weights for which patterns are available. Also love the yarn.

MKAL Perseverance
5 Stars

Hallo zusammen

Mkal
5 Stars

Loving this pattern so far can’t wait to see how it d and all turns out

Perseverance Blanket
5 Stars

Fun project - can’t wait for the March installment!

solace
4 Stars

clear explanation too long to wait for next item please every 14 day

MKAL 2022
5 Stars

It's beautiful.

MKAL
5 Stars

Can not wait to see it finished its beautiful.

5 stars
5 Stars

Perseverance

Perseverance Mkal Blanket
5 Stars

It’s very very beautiful

Perseverance
3 Stars

I really enjoyed Clue 1 and thought Clue 2 was going to be released on February 11th but have not seen it yet. I would appreciate having an idea when subsequent clues will be released. Many thanks!

Perseverance
4 Stars

Seems to be really nice, but what about clue 2

Perseverance
4 Stars

Seems to be really nice, but what about clue 2

So fun!
5 Stars

This pattern is really nice and fun to work with! I can’t wait for the next part of the project!

perseverance mkal blanket
5 Stars

a wonderful pattern just wondering when the second part for February is going to be released and if it has where is it?

MKAL 2022 blanket
5 Stars

This is such a fun project! I enjoy knit alongs and this one will be relaxing, 1 new pattern per month for 12 months. Just my type of project!

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Loved the January section, can't wait for February.

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Love the January portion, can't wait for February's.

Kal knitting 2022
5 Stars

I love the idea Thatcher we don t know the final result. Wainting clue 2 every day hoping will receive it

Perseverance MKAL
5 Stars

Received information about the MKAL which sounded like fun and a good way to use up some of my aran weight yarn. Having completed the first part, I'm looking forward to the rest as it was well written and easy to follow and the technique used was new to me and interesting to do. The accompanying tutorial was really helpful too in clarifying how the M1P stitch should be done.

Perseverance MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

Non vedo l'ora di farla

perseverance MKAL
5 Stars

Loving the opportunity to learn new things in this year long project. thank you very much die your effort and inspiration.

Love the pattern
5 Stars

Works up easy & fast can't wait for the next sections

MKAL Blanket
5 Stars

This is my first knit-a-long, so I'm really excited. I'm about halfway through January's clue, and am looking forward to February's. The instructions are clear and easy to follow.

2022 Mystery MKAL Blanket
4 Stars

This pattern is intriguing. The colors for each of the color schemes chosen will definitely be a wonderful surprise each month. Can't wait to see how the mystery evolves!

Perseverance
5 Stars

Challenging but beautiful pattern