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Intermediate
Knitting
Home Decor
Blanket/Bedspread
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I’m a mid-western farm girl transplanted to the West Coast. I learned to knit in my 8th grade home-ec class. My first major project as a beginner was making a lacy knit stole for my Grandmother. ...

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Anchor's Away - baby blanket & hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Anchor's Away - baby blanket & hat
Anchor's Away - baby blanket & hat
Anchor's Away - baby blanket & hat
Anchor's Away - baby blanket & hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round

Pattern Description:

This design was made to co-ordinate with a nautical nursery theme. Because I wanted the stripes to circle the blanket without carrying multiple balls of yarn, I designed it to be center out. The 'zig-zag- design in one of the outer rings puckers just enough to give the 'waves' a 3 dimensional feel.

The hardest part of the project is carrying all the stitches as the blanket becomes bigger and bigger. At the end I was using both a 60" + a 29" circular needle to handle all the stitches. I used 600 yards of the blue yarn, and 400 yards of the cream total for both items.

Gauge:

22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inch in stockinette stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 32"x32"

Materials:

  • size 6 circular needle
  • size 5 circular needle
  • size 5 & 6 double pointed needles (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Appalachian Organic Cotton

Colorway:

natural, blue