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Dreams of Granada Blanket


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This square blanket works equally well as a new baby gift or as a stylish couch throw.The cable detail (provided in both written-out and charted form), reminiscent of arches found in the famed Spanish city of Granada, adds visual interest without being too busy. Unlike most square blankets, Dreams of Granada is worked from the outside in. Stitches are cast on for the entire circumference, and then regular decreases are worked until just a few stitches remain. It's fun to see the work go faster and faster as you approach the end! Pattern includes tips for casting on a large number of stitches. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic knitting and purling Cabling Basic increases and decreases GAUGE (Exact gauge isn't critical for this pattern) 18 sts/28 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in Twist Pattern 16 sts/24 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette stitch. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Small (Medium, Large) Finished measurements: Small: 32 x 32" / 81 x 81 cm square; Medium: 38 x 38" / 97 x 97 cm square; Large: 44 x 44" / 112 x 112 cm square PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Picks Brava Worsted COLORWAY Tidepool

Recommended with this pattern

  • If substituting, you will need approximately 900 (1400, 1800) yds / 820 (1280, 1640) m of worsted weight yarn.
  • RECOMMENDED NEEDLES: US #8 / 5.0 mm circular needle, 60" long (or join cables from an interchangeable set to make an equivalent length, or use more than one circular needle of the same size; US #8 / 5.0 mm circular needle, 24" long; US #8 / 5.0 mm double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5
  • YARN: Knit Picks Brava Worsted (100% acrylic; 219 yds/200 m per 100g skein); color Tidepool; 5 (7, 9) skeins

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Triona Designs
Triona Designs
I gravitate toward designs with clean lines and contemporary (but not too contemporary!) stylings. I strive to make my designs available to knitters in as wide a range of sizes as possible. Things I love: cables, simple lace, strong lines, designs that look far more complicated to make than they actually are, and beautiful, saturated colors complementing each other in stripes or colorwork. Besides designing, I am also an aspiring fiction writer. I work on my novels for kids and young adults when I'’m not knitting as fast as my hands will go.