The classic cabled blanket gets a modern update with a simple, but elegant, lattice-like texture and lush garter stitch borders. To add additional charm, consider using your favorite tonal handpainted yarn. Worked flat in a worsted-weight yarn, the Sugarplums blanket comes in three useful sizes, from a modern carriage blanket to a lap throw and a full sized afghan. The blanket is also knit as one piece, making finishing a breeze. So grab your favorite cable needle and get ready to stay cozy all Winter long!
--Sample shown is knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage (100% merino; approximately 200 yds (183 m)/120g (4.2 oz)): "Rose," 4 skeins for Small Size
18 stitches / 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in garter stitch AFTER blocking
21 stitches / 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Cable Panel AFTER blocking
I'm a Long Island dweller who loves to design knitwear (and even a smidge of crochet!). My designs can be found here on Craftsy and on my website, www.makewisedesigns.com!
What inspires me? rich colors; clean, strong lines; modern interpretations of traditional motifs; and texture in all of its forms.