Quietude Blanket by Danielle Chalson

Quietude Blanket

September 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
36 sts / 20 rows = 6¾” (17.25 cm) wide and 3½” (9 cm) high in Cable Panel, after blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
840 - 2335 yards (768 - 2135 m)
Carriage Blanket (Lap Throw, Afghan)
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Quietude is a modern spin on the traditional cabled blanket. Cables flow in and out of ribbed columns, creating chevrons across the surface of the blanket, while eyelet cables lend a more delicate feeling to the finished fabric. Garter stitch ensures that the blanket edges lie flat. A solid or mostly solid color of yarn works best to highlight the rich texture in this design.

The blanket is worked flat in one piece in an aran-weight (or heavy worsted) yarn. The carriage blanket size is shown, and the pattern includes 2 larger sizes. The Cable Panel is written out and charted. For a custom-sized blanket, add or subtract horizontal repeats of the Cable Panel and work until the blanket is your desired length. Be sure to measure your working yarn before and after completing one repeat (i.e., 20 rows) of the Cable Panel to ensure that you have enough yarn for a custom size.

PS: The last picture shows the reverse side of the blanket!

Carriage Blanket (Lap Throw, Afghan)

Finished Measurements
30¾ (51, 64½)“ / 78 (129.5, 163.75) cm wide and 29¾ (50¾, 61¼)” / 75.5 (129, 155.5) cm long

Aran-weight yarn at 140 yds (128 m) per approximately 100 g (3.5 oz): 840 (1530, 2335) yds / 770 (1400, 2135) m
» Carriage Blanket shown in Hikoo® by Skacel Simpliworsted (55% merino wool, 28% acrylic, 17% nylon; 140 yds (128 m) per 100 g (3.5 oz)): “Bubblegum,” 6 skeins

US 9 (5.5 mm): 32” (80 cm) circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

Stitch markers; cable needle; yarn needle

36 sts / 20 rows = 6¾” (17.25 cm) wide and 3½” (9 cm) high in Cable Panel, after blocking