Sugarplums Blanket by Danielle Chalson
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Sugarplums Blanket

November 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Cable Panel
US 8 - 5.0 mm
700 - 3000 yards (640 - 2743 m)
Small Carriage Blanket (Medium Lap Throw, Large Afghan)
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The classic cabled blanket gets a modern update with a simple, but elegant, lattice-like texture and lush garter stitch borders. To add additional charm, consider using your favorite tonal handpainted yarn. Worked flat in a worsted-weight yarn, the Sugarplums blanket comes in three useful sizes, from a modern carriage blanket to a lap throw and a full sized afghan. The blanket is also knit as one piece, making finishing a breeze. So grab your favorite cable needle and get ready to stay cozy all Winter long!

PS: the last photo shows the ribbed-like pattern on the back of the blanket!

Finished, Blocked Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
27¾ (42½, 56)” / 70.5 (108, 142) cm wide and 32¼ (47½, 63¼) / 82 (120, 160.5) cm long

--Worsted-weight yarn at approximately 200 yds (183 m) per 120 g (4.2 oz): 700 (1700, 3000) yards / 640 (1555, 2743 m)

--Sample shown is knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage (100% merino; approximately 200 yds (183 m)/120g (4.2 oz)): “Rose,” 4 skeins for Small Size

--US 8 (5.0 mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge; two markers; cable needle; yarn needle

18 stitches / 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter stitch AFTER blocking
21 stitches / 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Cable Panel AFTER blocking

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