Shale Baby Blanket Vintage Texture by Jared Flood
April 1, 2013
May 11, 2013

Shale Baby Blanket Vintage Texture by Jared Flood

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Shale Baby Blanket by Jared Flood
BlanketBaby Blanket
My first grandchild, Baby Evans
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32" x 40"
Needles & yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
Manos del Uruguay Maxima
4 skeins = 872.0 yards (797.4 meters), 400 grams
In The Making in Birmingham, Alabama
March 30, 2013

This beautiful blanket has a delicate vintage look that is very appealing. While it looks complicated and is an impressive piece when blocked, it is actually a simple one to knit. The pattern consist of a 4 row repeat that are easy to follow.

My daughter selected this lovely kettle dyed fair trade merino wool from Uruguay. The slight variations in the kettle dying process resulted in a beautiful, beautiful piece.

I was uncertain how the pattern would result is a wavy edge on the cast on edge as well as the bind off edge, but it worked! It can easily be shaped as desired during the blocking process.

While this is a beautiful pattern for a baby blanket, it would also be lovely made larger for the couch or the porch swing!

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by Manos del Uruguay
100% Merino
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  • Project created: May 14, 2013
  • Updated: May 14, 2013