dogwood - a fresh and lacy baby blanket by Emily Wessel
This darling baby blanket adds a sweet and romantic touch to any room. The bold graphic is as fresh as the spring and the new life that it brings.
NOTE: This pattern includes charted lace instructions only, the chart is not written out.
pinhole cast on, knitting in the round, following a lace chart, increases, decreases.
sizing: Finished blanket will measure from 36” to 40” square; depending on gauge, yarn, and how aggressively you block the squares
materials: 750 yds of worsted weight yarn
sample shown in Dream in Colour Classy in ‘beach fog’
gauge: 18 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch
needles: US # 8 / 5.0 mm (or as required to meet gauge); double points and / or circular needles as desired for knitting in the round
The lace pattern that forms this blanket is charted. Four lace squares are knit separately from the centre outwards, and then sewn together. A full-sized blanket can be created by knitting 12 squares.
Dogwood is part of the book ’9 Months of Knitting’ - you can purchase it individually for $4, or purchase the collection of 9 patterns for $13. Print copies of the book can also be ordered directly from our website.
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Abbreviations, techniques, and other Tin Can Knits designs can be found at tincanknits.com
A tutorial covering the Pinhole Cast-on used in this pattern is available HERE.