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Twin Leaf Baby Blanket

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Twin Leaf Baby Blanket
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit two together
  • yarn over
  • cast on and off
  • lace knitting

Pattern Description:

I'll always love this pattern because it was the first pattern I ever created on my own. I designed it for a dear friend's baby girl who is now almost 2 years old.

I've never been a big fan of all the traditional pastel baby blanket colors, so I wanted to create something functional, but sophisticated.

This isn't a quick project (nothing with size 3.5 needles ever is), but you can adjust the gauge and use larger needles and thicker yarn to make it faster.

Happy Knitting!

Gauge:

40 stitches and 40 rows = 7" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 35 inches by 30 inches (after blocking)

Materials:

  • 820 yards of sport weight wool
  • 32" circular needle in size US 3.5
  • Stitch Markers (optional)

Suggested yarn:

820 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport

Colorway:

Blackberry


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I first tried to knit when I was a kid, but I didn't have the patience to follow my Mom's instructions and quickly gave it up. When I lived in New York, I stumbled upon some knitting cafes and became ...

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