Birlinn blanket by Kate Davies
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Birlinn blanket

Knitting
March 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6 repeats
in blanket square
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1650 yards (1509 m)
one size
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Birlinn Blanket
This blanket in bright rainbow shades acts as a cosy cover-up on a windy beach or makes a wonderfully colourful gift for a new baby.

Size
Finished size: 98x98cm 38½x38½in

Yarn
Buachaille (100% Scottish Wool; 110m 120yds per 50g skein)
Yarn A: Ptarmigan; 5 x 50g skeins
Yarn B: Highland Coo; 2 x 50g skeins
Yarn C: Macallum; 2 x 50g skeins
Yarn D: Furze; 2 x 50g skeins
Yarn E: Yaffle; 2 x 50g skeins
Yarn F: Islay; 2 x 50g skeins
Yarn G: Moonlicht Nicht; 2 x 50g skeins

Needles and Notions
Gauge-size needles of your preferred type for working small circumferences, for squares
2 Sets of 60-80cm 24-32in gauge-size circular needle for joining squares and strips
150cm 60in Above-gauge-size circular needle for working edging and i-cord bind off - 3 sizes larger than your gauge-size needle. Stitch marker. Tapestry needle. Sample used 3.25mm needle for knitting squares and 4.5mm needle for edging and bind off.

Gauge and blocking
Unblocked squares measures 14x14cm 5½x5½in, which are then stretched aggressively to 17.5x17.5cm 7x7in for blocking. After blocking each completed square measures 16x16cm 6¼x6¼in.

Video Tutorial
For blocking and joining blanket squares.
https://katedaviesdesigns.com/tutorials/