Counterpane Baby Blanket to Knit Knitting Pattern Download
The nineteenth-century Weldon's Practical Knitter series can provide endless inspiration, including this counterplane baby blanket. It can easily be knitted to make a larger or smaller sized blanket, and you can add multiple colors for a beautiful contrast!
Finished Size: 31½ inches (80.0 cm) wide and 36¼ inches (92.1 cm) long, after blocking.
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Skinny Cotton, 100% organic cotton yarn.
Yarn Weight: 150 yards (137.2 m)/65 gram (2.3 oz) hank, 6 hanks of #312 Pear (MC).
Needles: circular 24 inches (60 cm) size 7 (4.5 mm).
Notions: Stitch markers; Tapestry needle.
Gauge: 18 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in charted patt, after blocking.
Originally Published: PieceWork July-August 2015 (Interweave, 2015).