Counting Sheep Baby Blanket »
InstructionsFor a more masculine look, change the border color and switch out the eyelet border for a garter or seed stitch border and you are set to go!
The pattern includes 8 graphs with written instructions. The horizontal and vertical sheep designs are interchangeable so you can change the number of bobble sheep and seed stitch sheep to your liking. The bobble sheep take more yarn, so you ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Whimsical, Cute
Berroco Vintage yarn - worsted weight
What was your inspiration?
I'm always looking for new ways to do old things. I've had several requests for a 'sheep' blanket. I've never successfully create a design that would look good from all sides, so thought a flock of sheep walking the parameter would be a good subject to try.
What are you most proud of?
That the side sheep, knit vertically look as good as the horizontal sheep.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Before you start reading the instructions, look at the chart to visualize the order you want the bobble design and seed designs. The pattern shows the bobble sheep leading 4 seed sheep in each direction. If you want to change the order or number of each type, make a new chart. Then all you have to do is plug in the correct set of instructions and you're off and running.