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Nathandroid nerd blanket
Nathan Lewis Danish
Needles & yarn
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Multi
0.05 skeins = 21.8 yards (19.9 meters), 5 grams
Shibui Knits Sock
Shibui Knits Staccato
0.4 skeins = 76.4 yards (69.9 meters), 20 grams

I created the square designs in Excel, using a variety of pictures, text art, etc., as sources. (See my Pratchgan square for a better description of intarsia charting in Excel.)

The squares are 40x48 (plus 2 buffer rows/stitches on each side), in sock yarn, on size 3 needles. Most of the yarn is ShiBui sock, with an assist from Lorna’s Laces Zombie BBQ.

I didn’t post the binary name (center) square, on the theory that no one would be interested in knitting a square with my nephew’s name on it.

All the sewing required to attach the knitted bits to blanket back and binding were done by my mom, because I can’t sew to save my life.

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April 11 2012
February 23 2013
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Lorna's Laces
80% Wool, 20% Nylon
435 yards / 100 grams
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by Shibui Knits
100% Merino
191 yards / 50 grams
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About this yarn
by Shibui Knits
70% Merino, 30% Silk
191 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: September 18, 2012
  • Finished: February 24, 2013
  • Updated: March 17, 2013
  • Progress updates: 3 updates