The Lace Rib Blanket uses a simple rib for the border and switches to a lovely lace pattern for the center panel. A perfect pattern for your first lace project. The center lace pattern has great definition that shows up beautifully against the simple rib of the border. Not just for girls, this is a lovely blanket in any color it drapes beautifully and is light and airy! The perfect cover for those cool summer nights and gentle days. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting, purling GAUGE 9 1/2 sts & 11 rows = 2" in Broken Rib. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approx 28 1/2 x 30" SUGGESTED YARN 750 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton COLORWAY #606 Shell.