Silverthorne Baby Blanket by Emily Ringelman in knitscene handmade 2016
Two colors and two textures break up the large sections of stockinette and double moss stitch. The colorful, durable, and washable Ewe Ewe Wooly will ensure this blanket can stand up to years of playing, sleeping, and washing.
Size 34″ wide and 26″ tall
Yarn Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted Washable (100% superwash merino wool; 95 yd [87 m]/50 g):
- #30 saffron (A), 4 skeins (see Notes)
- #97 brushed silver (B), 4 skeins
Gauge 18 sts and 26 rows = 4″ in St st
- Size 8 (5 mm): 24″ or longer circular (cir) needle
- Tapestry needle
See www.knittingdaily.com/glossary for terms you don’t know.
This blanket is worked using the intarsia method with two colors and two textures. When working intarsia, bring the new yarn under the old yarn at each color change to twist yarns and avoid holes. The blanket shown uses almost all of four skeins of each color. Consider purchasing an extra skein of each color as insurance. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.
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