Babe in the Mist by Kathleen Dames
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Babe in the Mist

June 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches in Mist Drops
US 8 - 5.0 mm
300 - 350 yards (274 - 320 m)
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Wrap your littlest buccaneer in a blanket of Mist Drops to keep baby safe from discovery, whether on board ship or tucked away on a desert island. Every edge of this cozy cover undulates so baby will become accustomed to the waves, and both sides of this pattern are beautiful, so no worries about which side is best. A washable wool blend makes this a practical, not-too-heavy, and easy-to-care for blanket for your babe.

What you’ll love about knitting Babe in the Mist:

  • one stitch pattern (Mist Drops), which you will quickly master
  • increases and decreases create a lovely, rippling edge blanket looks beautiful on both sides
  • Mist Drops is provided in both charted and written forms, so you can choose the version that works for you
  • quick to work up in worsted weight yarn

What your recipient will love about Babe in the Mist

  • “Such a pretty stitch pattern!”
  • “I love that it’s reversible.”
  • “This is the perfect size to always have with us.”
  • “It’s washable? Thank you so much!”

Size/Finished Measurements
30 x 25 inches after blocking

Berocco Vintage 50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon 217 yards/206 meters per 100 gram skein; color: Mochi; 3 skeins
US8/5.0mm 29-inch circular needle
Waste yarn in similar weight, stitch marker(s), tapestry needle

19 sts x 16 rows = 3¾” wide x 3” high = one repeat of Mist Drops pattern

Skills Needed
Casting on
Binding off

Technical editing: Joeli Caparco

Pattern is professionally formatted (by me!) with charts and written-out versions of the Mist Drops pattern to ensure you have everything you need to create your own beautiful Babe in the Mist.