Gathering Family by Jessica K. Larson

Gathering Family

Knitting
August 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
840 yards (768 m)
30" x 30" (76 X 76 cm), or customized larger size
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This pattern is available for $6.00.

Gathering Family is a reversible, textured, square blanket knit from the center out. Suitable for solid colors, variegated colors and everything in between. Pick your favorite yarn and knit up a blanket for the special baby in your life.

Gathering Family can also be knit up a larger (custom) size to keep on the couch or by your bedside for when you need an extra bit of coziness to keep you warm.

Yarn
840 yards (770 m) worsted weight yarn. A washable fiber is recommended. Additional yardage required for customized larger size.

Size Approximately 30” x 30” (76 X 76 cm), easily adjustable for a larger size.

Needles
US 7 (4.50 mm) 40-60” circular
US 7 (4.5 mm) Double Pointed Needles – optional
Larger needle for binding off – optional
Gauge: 19 stitches and 20 rows / 4 inches

Notions
4 stitch markers, including 1 unique marker for Beginning of Row
1 locking stitch marker
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Skills
Knit
Purl
Increase
Knitting in the round

Note
This reversible square blanket is knit from the center, making it easy to adjust the size.