Product description

The vintage charm of an heirloom baby blanket will keep your little ones warm and snug for years to come. The Shale Baby Blanket nods to nursery knits of yesteryear with a four-row repeat of a variation on the Feather-and-Fan motif, teasing a pretty, undulating edge from the paired ridges of garter stitch at top and bottom. Knit with Shelter or Arbor, texture and color variations for this classic blanket are endless.

Designer: Jared Flood

Collection: BT Classics

 

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Shale Baby Blanket

Vintage Textural Blanket

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  • Product description

    The vintage charm of an heirloom baby blanket will keep your little ones warm and snug for years to come. The Shale Baby Blanket nods to nursery knits of yesteryear with a four-row repeat of a variation on the Feather-and-Fan motif, teasing a pretty, undulating edge from the paired ridges of garter stitch at top and bottom. Knit with Shelter or Arbor, texture and color variations for this classic blanket are endless.

    Designer: Jared Flood

    Collection: BT Classics

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN


    Version 1:

    • 6 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 grams) 
    • Photographed in color Sweatshirt


    Version 2:

    • 7 skeins Brooklyn Tweed Arbor (100% American Targhee Wool; 145 yards/50 grams)
    • Photographed in color Treehouse


    YARDAGE

    Version 1:

    • 804 total yards of worsted weight wool yarn


    Version 2: 

    • 876 total yards of DK weight wool yarn


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    Version 1:

    • 19 stitches & 24 rows = 4″ in Lace Pattern after blocking


    Version 2:

    • 21 stitches & 27 rows = 4″ in Lace Pattern after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Version 1:

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed above
    • Suggested needle size: 5½ mm (US 9)


    Version 2:

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
    • Suggested needle size: 4½ mm (US 7)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    Version 1:

    • 32″ [81.5 cm] wide; 41″ [104 cm] long


    Version 2:

    • 28¼” [72 cm] wide; 37½” [95 cm] long


    Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking.


  • Techniques

    Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

    • Long-Tail Cast On
    • Sewn Bind Off (Elizabeth Zimmermann’s method)


  • Pattern Updates

    30 June 2015: Version 2.0

    The finished gauge measurement has been corrected to read:

    19 stitches & 24 rows = 4″ in lace pattern after blocking

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