Cracker by NellKnits
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Cracker

Knitting
August 2015
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1500 yards (1372 m)
26 - 28 inches square
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Made of Pieced, Multi - Directional Garter Squares.
Inspired by Quilters.
May be knit in just about any gauge…

The 28 inch square “X” layout blanket of 16 blocks was made with 5 skeins of Cestari Old Dominion Cotton, DK, 250 yards per skein :
3 skeins (main color) Dandelion
2 skeins Oyster Gray
The gauge was 20 stitches and 40 rows to 4 inches in garter, with a US6 needle. The border is Crocheted.

The 26 inch square “O” layout blanket of 16 blocks was made with 9 skeins of Quince and Co, Lark, Worsted, 134 yards per skein :
4 skeins (main color) Poppy
1 each 4 shades : Bird’s Egg, Aleutian, Glacier and Belize
1 skein Carrie’s Yellow, for the border
For the Lark version, 4 blocks were made using each of the background colors, always beginning with the main color, Poppy.
The gauge was 18 stitches and 36 rows to 4 inches in garter, with a US8 needle. The border is Garter.