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Swirl Blanket


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  • Intarsia

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This was designed as a small baby blanket. Because the entire blanket is textured it lays flat and doesn't need a lot of blocking. The original blanket took an "Honorable Mention" in the 2010 Patternworks Challenge. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY The blanket is worked in Intarsia and 2 simple texture patterns. GAUGE approximately 21 stitches per 4 inches (10 cm) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Using the yarn/gauge specified, the blanket is about 28 x 29 inches (71x74 cm). SUGGESTED YARN 1100 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Plymouth Dreambaby DK

Recommended with this pattern

  • As pictured, this blanket required 2 balls of white for the background and 1 ball of each of the 4 other colors.
  • 14 stitch markers, needles sized for your yarn

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Nancy Hand
Nancy Hand
I started knitting as a child. Over the years I used a lot of patterns written by others. At some point I decided to experiment and create things from my own designs. A few years ago I started writing up my patterns for others to use. I hope you enjoy my efforts.