Mitered Crosses Blanket FOR MERCY CORPS by Kay Gardiner

Mitered Crosses Blanket FOR MERCY CORPS

March 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
40" x 52" but easily sized up or down
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*All proceeds from this pattern are donated by the designer to Mercy Corps, an international relief and development organization. As of December 2021, over $25,000 had been donated.*

This blanket combines two techniques—mitering and log cabin. Each seamless block starts with 4 miters that are knitted onto each other to form a cross shape, which then is framed with 4 log cabin strips. The blocks are joined together without sewing, using the 3-needle bind off method, and the blanket is finished with an applied i-cord edging that resembles the binding of a quilt.