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Twinkle Twinkle Blanket


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Twinkle Twinkle is a charmingly simple baby blanket or shawl. It is constructed of four triangles knit "in the round" from the centre out to form a square blanket with a starry centre and an understated lace border. It was designed to be plain enough to be unisex but special enough to celebrate any new arrival. It can be knit in either fingering or DK weight yarn depending on the desired effect. The blanket is square construction, worked from the middle outwards. It is made up of four triangles. The star pattern repeats over 6 rounds, and the lace border can be started after any number of star repeats. SUGGESTED YARN: Sock weight: Malabrigo Sock 100% Merino Superwash 402m/440yds per skein, 2 x 100g skeins Or 2 x 100g skeins of sock weight yarn totalling approximately 804m/880yds. DK weight: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK 55% merino, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere 110m/120yds per skein 7 x 50g skeins. Or 7x 50g DK weight yarn totalling approximately 770m/840yds. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cast on, knit, purl, simple lace, cast off - all in the round.. GAUGE Sock weight: 19 sts/28 rows = 10cm (4") DK weight: 16 sts/26 rows = 10cm (4") SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sock and DK weight: Approximately 86cm (34") square

Supplies Needed

  • Sock weight: 4mm (US 6), 100cm (40") long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • DK weight: 4.5mm (US 7), 100cm (40") long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 4 Stitch markers (3 the same colour and 1 different to show beginning of new round)

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I live in London, England and am constantly inspired by the culture and fashion of this amazing city. I have always loved the feel of yarn or fabric in my hands and enjoyed creating things by hand since I was a little girl. I now look forward to teaching my own two little girls to create and follow their inspiration. My designs are often inspired by my latest must-have yarn or small details that I notice around me. For me, the design process is all about the pleasure of knitting and I like to strike a balance of interesting vs. relaxing to knit. The most important thing though, is to create something you’ll love to wear or are proud to give as a gift. I love the idea of helping people to create something beautiful. I am always wondering about new techniques, how to do things better and am intrigued by new ideas – curious by name and curious by nature.