Rosebud Baby Blanket Weaving Pattern Download
Rosebuds at all four corners and pink ribbon woven through floats along the edges add a dainty touch to this blanket. Woven in 8/2 cotton, the blanket is soft, machine washable and ready for baby. You can also change the ribbon color for boys or girls who aren't so fond of pink. The selvedges in the blanket make a lovely scalloped edge after the blanket is washed and pressed.Structure: Basket weave and plain weave.
Number of Shafts Required: 8-Shaft Pattern
Finished Dimensions: Two hemmed blankets 29" by 48" each.
Yarn: 8/2 unmercerized cotton at 3,360 yd/lb, 5,150 yd white.
Notions: White sewing thread; 51/2 yd narrow pink ribbon and 4 ribbon roses per blanket.
Warp Ends: 693.
Warp Length: 4 yd (allows for take-up, shrinkage, and 27" loom waste).
Setts: EPI: 20. PPI: 14
Width in the Reed: 341/2" (sley the first and last 6 ends 3/dent in a 10-dent reed).
Take-Up and Shrinkage: 16% in width and length.
Originally Published: Handwoven, May/June 1993.