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#150 Malabrigo Luxe Cabled Blanket

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : #150 Malabrigo Luxe Cabled Blanket
#150 Malabrigo Luxe Cabled Blanket
#150 Malabrigo Luxe Cabled Blanket

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Fancy cables and working with circular needles (to hold lots of sts).

Pattern Description:

The softness of Malabrigo Merino Worsted yarns just lends itself beautifully to cables and simple shapes that allow the hand-dyed colors to present themselves.

This blanket features a glorious cable design that is challenging, but so well worth the effort! Wide garter stitch borders and stockinette stitch panels provide a nice contrast to the intricate cable work and give the blanket a finished look.

Make the smaller baby blanket size or go for the larger throw size. Either one will be a treasured piece to showcase this fabulous yarn as well as your knitting talents (and patience)!


Approx 18 sts = 5" [12.5 cm] and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter st
28-st Cable panel = 7 1/4" [18.5 cm] wide
Approx 16 sts = 5" [12.5 cm] and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Baby Blanket size: 30" [76 cm] wide by 30 3/4" [78 cm] long; Throw size: 48" [122 cm] wide x 57 1/4" [145.5 cm] long.


  • A worsted weight yarn in a merino wool blend: Approximate total yardage required: 630 (1840) yds [576 (1683) m]. Please visit this pattern at SweaterBabe.com for additional photos, yarn suggestions, photos of finished projects, etc. Shown In: Malabrigo Merino Worsted (100% Merino Wool); 3.5 oz/100 g (210 yds/192 m] per hank): 3 (9) hanks in Indigo #88. NOTE: for Throw size, you may need to use the yarn you used for the gauge swatch

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 11 [8 mm] 24" [60 cm] or longer circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE,Cable needle, Stitch markers, Row counter, Yarn tapestry needle

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