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Sunshower Baby Blanket

Knitting School Dropout
the plucky ones
Knitting
July 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
830 yards (759 m)
one, approx 30 inches by 30 inches
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This bright baby blanket is worked seamlessly from the center out, starting with a lacy star motif, and continuing in a rainbow of stripes. A dk-weight yarn, knit at a looser gauge, gives it a lovely drape, perfect for a blanket.
Pattern has both charted and written instructions.

When I bound off and spread it out to show my 15-month-old, I asked “do you like it?” and she surprised me when she responded “wow!”. These days, it’s usually just “no”. :)
There you go, toddler approved!

Yarn requirements:

350 yards of main color
50-80 yards for each of 6 stripe colors.
(thinnest stripe uses approx 50 yds, thickest uses approx 80)
This would be a great project for using up dk-weight leftovers.

a light worsted-weight yarn would also work well with this pattern