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Mountain Chickadee

from Polka Dot Sheep
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mountain Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • yarn over
  • decreasing

Pattern Description:

I was inspired to create this blanket for a close friend who was expecting her second baby. We didn't know if the stork was delivering a baby boy or girl, so I wanted the design to be simple yet strong, lacy yet not too frilly. I'm delighted with the results. I think it's a perfect design for boys and girls. I hope you enjoy knitting it as much as I did.

Instructions are clearly charted and written with full abbreviations for personal preference. All measurements are given in Standard and metric.

This is a great blanket for anyone new to lace or for experienced lace knitters wanting a quick knit blanket as the 10 row repeat is easily memorized. The little "lovie" size makes for perfect last minute baby shower gifts.

16 x 16 (26 x 32, 34 x 45) inches
41 x 41 (66 x 82, 86 x 115) centimeters


17 stitches and 28 rows to 4 in / 10 cm over lace pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Lovie (stroller, crib, throw, bedspread)
  • 16 x 16 (25 x 32, 33 x 45, 44 x 55, 56 x 80) in


  • Needles: US 8 / 5 mm
  • Yarn: 200 (600, 1150, 1900, 3400) yd. of Worsted Weight

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle (for weaving ends)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Polka Dot Sheep Worsted

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