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A chunky knit baby blanket with 3 bold cables and a striking contrast color edging. The yarn is a soft, easy-to-knit merino wool/acrylic blend. A perfect blanket to cover baby in his or her cars eat or stroller.
Makes for an impressive shower gift and keepsake. The pattern is easy enough for anyone wanting to try their hand at cables for the first time.
Finished Knit Measurements: 22"" x 22 1/4".
Yarn Used: GGH Aspen (50% Merino Wool/50% Acrylic; 1.75oz/50g [62yds/57m] per ball): 5 balls in Blue #22 (Main Color) and 1 ball in Cream #11 (Contrast Color).
Pattern Gauge: Approximately 8 ½ sts = 3" and 6 rows = 1" in garter stitch on Size 10 1/2 [6.5mm] needles.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 10 stitches = 4" on US size 10 3/4 to 11 needles.
Total Yardage Required: Approximately 310yds [285m] in Main Color and 62 yds [57m] in Contrast Color required.
Some suggested yarn substitutes to try:
If you have a yarn substitute to suggest for this project, email us!
Madeleine Tosh Chunky
Cascade Yarns Pacific Chunky
Wendy Mode Chunky
Misti Alpaca Tonos Chunky
Malabrigo Yarn Chunky
Lion Brand Wool-Ease Think and Quick
Knitting Needles Used: 24" (or longer) circular knitting needles in Size 10-1/2 [6.5mm].
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