Branch Blanket by Cecily Glowik MacDonald

Branch Blanket

October 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 sts and 20 rows= 5 1/2" in pattern stitch after blocking
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1100 yards (1006 m)
42" by 46" after blocking
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Winged Knits: Natural Dyes

A cozy and quick to knit blanket using a simple 4 row cable and lace pattern. Branch Blanket is worked in one-piece with a gorgeous un-dyed heavy weight yarn.

Finished Measurements: 42” by 46” after blocking

3-ply Heavy Fisherman Weight by Beaverslide Dry Goods (90% fine merino, 10% kid mohair; 4 oz skeins = approx 160 yards)
• 7 skeins color Natural Black Heather
• Approx yards: 1100 yards
• One 32” circular (circ) needle size US 11 (8mm). (Pc is worked flat, circular needle is used to accommodate the large amount of sts.)
Or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 16 sts and 20 rows in Pattern Stitch = 5 ½”, after blocking.

Photos by Carrie Bostick Hoge.
Tech editing by Dawn Catanzaro.