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Jabez Ridgwell's Christening Blanket Crochet Pattern Download

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Swaddle a special baby with this special christening blanket. Mimi Seyferth recreated the granny-square motif that Boer War veteran Jabez Ridgwell used on the christening blanket he made during rehabilitation, following the injuries he received in the war.

Materials Needed
  • Imperial Yarn Tracie Too, 100% wool yarn, sportweight, 395 yards [361.2 m]/113 gram (4.0 oz) skein, 5 skeins of Natural; Notes: Depending on gauge, a crocheter may need to use part of a sixth skein to complete the fringe as instructed. Five entire skeins were used for the sample project, including the fringe. Alternative instructions for a fringe that uses less yarn are included.
  • Crochet hooks, sizes F/5 (3.75 mm) and H/8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers, 50 removable (optional, for spacing fringe)
  • Tapestry needle
Finished size: 48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm), excluding fringe
Gauge: 4 dc clusters and 8 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) square in patt

Author/Designer: Mary Seyferth