Cathghan by Mariel Prawzinsky


Lace ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette with 2 strands of kidsilk haze held together
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4000 - 4700 yards (3658 - 4298 m)
52 X 58 inches
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

I designed and entered this blanket for the
Vogue Knitting Live contest sponsored by Mohair South Africa.
I wanted something graphic and wanted to use the 2015 Pantone color of the year Marsala.(or something similar)
The finished blanket is a Backgammon game board.
The construction is in 3 panels with color work using short rows and slipped stitches, so that it looks good on both sides. The finishing is minimal. After sewing the panels together, a seed stitch border is knit along each side. There is no blocking.