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Butterfly Baby Blanket

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The inspiration for this design was a photo of an Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly. I was captivated by the colors in the wings and just had to design a butterfly blanket. The blanket could also easily be a wall hanging, as it is so graphic. Like the other blankets in this series, it is knit with doubled strands of Cascade Yarns Eco+ Peruvian wool yarn, with a touch of doubled Cascade 220 for the duplicate stitched gold wing spots. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, inc, dec, double dec, duplicate stitch GAUGE 14 sts and 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) with 2 strands yarn held together and size 10.5 ndls or size to give gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Width across upper left wing tip to upper right wing tip: 51" Length of butterfly body (center): 27" Width across lower left wing tip to lower right wing tip: 35"

Recommended with this pattern

  • Cascade Yarns Eco+, 100% Peruvian wool, approx. 478 yds / 250 gram hank: 1 hank each #8449 (med. blue), 5342 (deeper blue), 8010 (natural), and 0050 (black)
  • Cascade Yarns 220, 100% Peruvian wool, approx. 220 yds / 100 gram hank: 1 hank #7827 (gold)
  • 29-32" US size 10.5 (6.5 mm) circular needle

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Dawn Brocco
Designing hand knitting patterns for print and indie publication, for over 20 years. Specializing in updated classics, innovative shaped cable designs, and whimsical, Nature-inspired knits for children and the home. Happy Knitting! Dawn Brocco