Baby Leon by Gege à la Gomme
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Baby Leon

December 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1200 - 1470 yards (1097 - 1344 m)
one size
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Baby Leon is a square blanket made with Malabrigo Rios.
An icord edging gives a neat finishing touch. With its graphic stripes and squishy garter stitch, it will make a fabulous addition to any nursery.

Materials and tools

7 skeins of Malabrigo Rios (100% merino 210yd/192m to 100g/3.5oz) MC - Winter Lake, 3 skeins; CC1 – Pearl, 2 skeins; CC2 - Frank Ochre, 2 skeins

2 5mm (US 8) 40-inch (100 cm) circular needles
2 5mm (US 8) dpns
2 stitch markers
4 locking stitch markers or safety pins
waste yarn for provisional cast-on and holding stitches
Tapestry needle

Techniques and skills involved
Icord edging, grafting garter stitch, grafting stockinette stitch, basic increases, provisional cast-on.

Pattern difficulty: intermediate

32 inches (81 cm) square

17 sts x 34 rows (17 ridges) = 4 inches/10 cm in garter stitch