The Ties That Bind by Diane Conroy

The Ties That Bind

yarn held together
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern with larger needles.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1000 - 1250 yards (914 - 1143 m)
crib size
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“As long as the ties that bind us together are stronger than those that would tear us apart, all will be well.”

Ties that bind us, with love or yarn.

The blanket is knit with the yarn held double which makes for a nice soft cuddly blanket!

I-cord cast on, seed stitch border with I-cord edging and a wonderful lace pattern from my Japanese stitch book with a few mods…of course, and an I-cord BO!

The lace pattern is extremely simple to memorize and do! Once the first 8 rows are done, out of 16 charted, the chart isn’t needed! (Yes it is that simple!)

Knit this into a lapghan using a bulky/chunky weight or Navajo Ply with DK. (Thank you Lucy Neatby for your video!) Adjust needle size to accommodate!

Need a lighter blanket? I have tips and suggestions on the pattern for making it lighter:-)


A special thanks goes out to my test knitters! Marydear, Izzy, m1k1, you were very helpful! I am very grateful for all the wonderful input and feedback:-)