Ciseán Tuige Baby Blanket by Sandra Conway

Ciseán Tuige Baby Blanket

June 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
98 - 2505 yards (90 - 2291 m)
Lovey, Security, Stroller, Receiving, Toddler, Swaddler
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Ciseán tuige is the Irish for wicker basket and the stitch pattern in this blanket looks just like the intertwined strands of wicker.
The stitches are much easier than the result looks, perfect for beginners, improvers, or those who are looking for a meditative knit.

This blanket comes in 6 sizes, ranging from 24x24 cm (9.5x9.5”) to 122x119 cm (49x48”) but can easily be modified by working more or less repeats, or modifying the amount of stitches cast on.

Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino Tonals
55% Merino, 33% Acrylic, 12% Cashmere
125 meters (137 yards)/ 50-gram ball
Yardage required: 90, 271, 1078, 1700, 2178, 2291 meters (100, 297, 1179, 1826, 2382, 2506 yards) or 1, 3, 9, 14, 18, 19 balls
Sample worked in Mercury.

4 mm/ US size 6 needles for working straight, or size required to match gauge.
For size Stroller and larger I recommend working with circular needles.

Stitch Marker (if you want)
Darning Needle

24.5 sts x 35 rows = 4” / 10cm in main
section pattern
While gauge is not strictly important, differences may alter the finished size and the amount of yarn used.