Vintage Blanket by Mari Lynn Patrick

Vintage Blanket

March 2004
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1170 yards (1070 m)
Approximately 26 in / 66 cm square.

Alternate Title/Description Little boy blue

Summary Lace counterpane blanket. Four squares are knit then joined together. Stitches are picked up and knit in a pattern to form an edge around the joined squares. A zigzag edge is stitched separately and attached.

Additional Materials

  • Size B/1 (2mm) crochet hook
  • 4 yards of 1/8 inch ecru ribbon
  • Note that the pattern lists the needles as Size 2 (2.5 mm).

Additional Yarn Information 6 skeins in #358 light blue.

From the Pattern Introduction Exquisite embossed squares are put together form a central three-dimensional flower framed by deep corrugated ridges. A zigzag lace edge completes this keepsake baby blanket.