Sweet Gemma by Triona Murphy

Sweet Gemma

October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Cable and lace pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1100 - 1200 yards (1006 - 1097 m)
One size, 36 x 36” (91.5 x 91.5 cm)
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Searching for a showstopping, heirloom-quality baby blanket? Look no further than this cable and lace number. Knit up in worsted weight yarn, it’s the perfect size for a crib or stroller blanket and will keep your favorite little one cozy and warm in style.

Blanket squares are worked individually in the round from the center out and then joined using a crochet hook. The cable and lace pattern is provided in both charted and written out formats.

One size, 36 x 36” (91.5 x 91.5 cm)

Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% merino; 210 yds/192 m per 100g skein); color Aguas; 6 skeins.

Recommended needles:
US #7 [4.5 mm] double-pointed needles, set of 5
US #7 [4.5 mm] circular needle, 16” long
US #7 [4.5 mm] circular needle, 24” long

Stitch markers, cable needle, yarn needle, crochet hook in size 6 4.0 mm or size 7 [4.5 mm] for joining.

Exact gauge isn’t critical, but your blanket will turn out a different size and will likely require a different amount of yarn if you don’t match the gauge below.

18 sts/30 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in Cable and Lace Pattern, blocked.