Hungry Caterpillar Blanket by Heather Anderson

Hungry Caterpillar Blanket

July 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
965 yards (882 m)
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This blanket is available as a single pattern or as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 2 - Blankets. Unfortunately, prior purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.

This blanket is inspired by the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Worked from the center out, the bug eyes pattern grows toward a hungry caterpillar edging. Keep true to the hungry caterpillar colors, combine stash yarns, choose a completely different color palette, or work this blanket in a single color to make this your own!

Finished Size: approx. 38” across (96 cm) after blocking

• 3 colors worsted weight yarn, colors as shown in picture:
MC—green 550 yds (503 m)
CC1—yellow 240 yds (219 m)
CC2—red 175 yds (160 m)
• US Size 7 (4.5 mm) 40” (101 cm) or longer circular needle and DPNs (or magic loop) to start
• US Size 5 (3.75 mm) DPNs (or magic loop) for cast on
• Stitch markers (2 different colors for corners and pattern markers, plus removable markers)
• Tapestry needle

Gauge: 20 sts = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch before blocking on larger needle, 18 sts = 4” (10 cm) after blocking