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children's blanket 2 - cat's cradle

 

 
 

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In an unexpected color this is a beautiful addition to any nursery.
The Aran style blanket is worked in 3 panels making it portable.
The center panel has open work and bobbles.
The 2 side panels are identical, with 2 types of cables and bramble stitch.
The panels are easily woven together.

 

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FINISHED SIZE:
36 inches wide x 38 inches long



YARN USED FOR SAMPLE:
Rowan Cashsoft dk
57% extra fine merino - 33% acrylic microfibre - 10% cashmere
50 grams - 143 yards each

11 balls

For the blanket to be the correct size, it is not the brand of yarn that matters, but the GAUGE that is important.

It is best to refer to the yardage to determine how many skeins or balls to purchase.



NEEDLES:
size 6 straight needles; or needles to obtain the correct gauge
cable needle



OTHER NOTIONS:
gauge ruler
tapestry needle



GAUGE:
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on size 6 needles

You should use the recommended gauge, but it does not have to be as precise as for a sweater. If you are knitting tighter than the recommended gauge, the blanket will be smaller and use less yarn. If you are knitting looser than the recommended gauge, the blanket will be larger and use more yarn. Try different size needles if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.



SKILL LEVEL:
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  Projects with a variety of stitches, such as basic cables    and lace, simple intarsia, double-pointed needles and   knitting in the round needle techniques, mid-level   shaping and finishing.
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children's blanket 2 - cat's cradle

 
 

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