Posy Baby Blanket by Krista Werbil

Posy Baby Blanket

August 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches = 4 inches
in pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
816 yards (746 m)
27" x 30" unblocked, 32" x 40" blocked
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Skill Level: Easy.

The Posy Baby Blanket is an easy knit openwork pattern. No purling until last row.

The sample was knit in a superwash wool sport weight yarn, but would look great in any weight of yarn by adjusting the needle size, to get the desired openness of the pattern.

Sizes & Finished Measurements
Finished sizes: Unblocked 27” x 30”, Blocked 32” x 40”
Yarn: Sport Weight, 816 yards
Yarn used: Cascade 220 Superwash Sport, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 136 yards, 50 grams, Colorway: Strawberry Cream (894)
Needles: US #6

Note: For a fingering weight yarn, recommend a size US# 6, for DK recommend a US# 8, for Worsted weight recommend a US# 10, and for Bulky weight a US#13.

Gauge in Sport weight: 6.3 sts = 1 inch in pattern stitch
Getting exact gauge is difficult with this pattern. The wrapped stitches pull the pattern in, then once washed and blocked/laid flat to dry the stitches open up in both height and width.

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