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Twinkle Twinkle Blanket

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Twinkle Twinkle Blanket
Twinkle Twinkle Blanket Sock Weight Twinkle Twinkle Blanket
Twinkle Twinkle Blanket Twinkle Toes
Twinkle Twinkle Blanket DK Weight Twinkle Twinkle Blanket

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, knit, purl, simple lace, cast off - all in the round..

Pattern Description:

Twinkle Twinkle is a charmingly simple baby blanket or shawl. It is constructed of four triangles knit "in the round" from the centre out to form a square blanket with a starry centre and an understated lace border. It was designed to be plain enough to be unisex but special enough to celebrate any new arrival. It can be knit in either fingering or DK weight yarn depending on the desired effect.

The blanket is square construction, worked from the middle outwards. It is made up of four triangles.
The star pattern repeats over 6 rounds, and the lace border can be started after any number of star repeats.

SUGGESTED YARN:
Sock weight:
Malabrigo Sock 100% Merino Superwash 402m/440yds per skein, 2 x 100g skeins
Or 2 x 100g skeins of sock weight yarn totalling approximately 804m/880yds.

DK weight:
Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK 55% merino, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere 110m/120yds per skein 7 x 50g skeins.
Or 7x 50g DK weight yarn totalling approximately 770m/840yds.

Gauge:

Sock weight:
19 sts/28 rows = 10cm (4")

DK weight:
16 sts/26 rows = 10cm (4")

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sock and DK weight: Approximately 86cm (34") square

Materials:

  • Sock weight: 4mm (US 6), 100cm (40") long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • DK weight: 4.5mm (US 7), 100cm (40") long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 Stitch markers (3 the same colour and 1 different to show beginning of new round)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Blocking wires (optional)


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Intermediate
Knitting
Home Decor
Blanket/Bedspread
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I live in London, England and am constantly inspired by the culture and fashion of this amazing city. I have always loved the feel of yarn or fabric in my hands and enjoyed creating things by hand ...

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