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An interesting stitch pattern that uses cable twists in a different sort of way makes for a satisfying project with great textural results!
As a baby blanket (4 sizes included!), this design is easily that special gift that a new Mom will go gaga over! As a full-sized throw/blanket, you'll elevate your home décor to a new level of chic.
Edges are knit in Moss st, with the curving cables and lace pattern featured as the all-over design. The pattern is simple to work with basic yarn overs and paired decreases. Intermittent cable crosses give this blanket its curved, eye-catching surface texture.
Finished Knit Measurements: 26 (31 ½, 39 ½, 51 ¼)" [66, 80, 100.5, 130 cm] wide x 28 ¾ (41 ½, 46, 65 ¼)" [73, 105.5, 117, 165.5 cm] long.
Yarn Used: Knit Picks Shine Worsted (60% Pima Cotton/40% Modal); 1.75 oz/50g [75 yds/68m] per ball: 8 (14, 20, 36) balls in Mongoose #25782.
Pattern Gauge: 17 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Cable and Lace patt (blocked); 18 sts = 4" [10 cm] in Moss st (blocked).
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A worsted weight yarn in a cotton blend with a gauge of 4.5 - 5 stitches = 1" on sizes 6-9 needles.
Total Yardage Required: 600 (1030, 1435, 2700) yds [549 (942, 1312, 2469) m].
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Knitting Needles Used: Size 9 [5.5 mm] needles: 24 (24, 32, 47)" [60 (60, 80, 120) cm] or longer circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE (it is easier to keep all the sts on a circular needle vs. a straight needle).
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Posted by Linda on 8th Jun 2014
I have purchased many patterns from Sweaterbabe and am always impressed with them. I purchased the 3 best baby blankets and have made each one of them and got raves from the recipients. Can't wait to start this one, it will be a gift for a friends Mom and she loves purple. Looking forward to the experience of another well written and beautiful pattern.
Posted by Heather Kurtz on 19th May 2014
It is absolutely gorgeous as all of the patterns I have purchased here! The skill and talent of the creator is amazing to me. I am a very new knitter so some of it I am still learning, but I cant wait until I complete the blanket.
Posted by Marilyn Gauger on 13th May 2014
I made this blanket as a raffle prize for a lung transplant patient. It took me about a week to complete just working on it a few hours a day. The directions were clear and easy to complete. The result is gorgeous. We did not even have the auction yet and people are asking to purchase it.
Posted by Karen on 12th May 2014
i made the smallest size as a lap blanket for my MIL who is in a wheelchair. She likes it, and wants to use it as a shawl. It's a bit short. I'm not willing to re-knit it, so she will have to use it as it.
The pattern is easy to follow and small cables combined with the large ones are very pretty.
Posted by Karen on 11th May 2014
Fun to knit and very pretty! But I need to finish it now! :)