Safari Parade by Barbara Telford
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Safari Parade

Knitting
January 2003
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2335 yards (2135 m)
39 inches square

Pattern Description

Giraffes, elephants, and ostriches parade around this blanket with such verve that you almost feel like you’re on a safari. The blanket is made up of four identical triangles; it’s knit in the round, from the center out, on double-pointed and circular needles. The color patterns are knit using the intarsia method. Although this is a complex color pattern, the stitch is straight stockinette.

Yarn Requirements

272 yds MC (dark blue)

544 yds CC A (light blue)

544 yds CC B (light green)

272 yds CC C (dark green)

30 yds CC D (bleached white)

100 yds CC E (charcoal)

272 yds CC F (gray)

272 yds CC G (forest brown)

272 yds CC H (yellow)