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Dusty Lavender Cable Blanket

Dusty Lavender Cable Blanket 2

If you want a truly stunningly colored, full-of-texture baby blanket for the nursery, you should knit a Dusty Lavender Cable Blanket. The many different stitches gives this piece a unique and beautiful topography. There are no open, lacy stitches, so baby will stay snuggly and warm throughout the night, and he won't get his fingers or toes caught in the blanket. Knit baby blankets like these are must-haves for the newest member of your family, and once you learn how to cable, knitting one is a breeze.

Easy

Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch

Materials:

  • Ella Rae COZY SOFT Col. No. Quantity x 100g balls: 34 Dusty Lavender - 5 balls
  • 1 pair 4.00mm needles (US 6)
  • 1 cable needle

 

Measurements:

Width: approx 80 cm (31 1/2 in)

Length: approx 100 cm (39 1/2 in)

 

Gauge: 28 sts and 30 rows measured over 10cm/4in of Pattern using 4.00mm needles.

 

Special Abbreviations:

C8B (Cable 8 Back): Slip next 4 sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 4 sts from left-hand needle then knit sts from cable needle.

 

Fancy Track Pattern (19 sts)

Row 1: (RS) P3, k1, p3, k5, p3, k1, p3.

Row 2: K3, p1, k11, p1, k3.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

Row 5: P2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k5, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2.

Row 6: K2, p1, k1, p1, k9, p1, k1, p1, k2.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

These 8 rows form pattern repeat.

 

Cable (12 sts)

Row 1: (RS) P2, k8, p2.

Row 2: K2, p8, k2.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

Row 5: P2, C8B, p2.

Row 6: As row 2.

Rows 7+8: Rep rows 1+2.

These 8 rows form pattern repeat.

 

BLANKET

Using 4.00mm needles, cast on 194 sts.

Work 5 cm in Garter st (knit all rows, first row worked is WS), ending on a WS row.

 

Establishment rows

Row 1: (RS) K10, [work row 1 of Fancy Track Panel, work row 1 of Cable Panel] 5 times, work row 1 of Fancy Track Panel, k10.

Row 2: (WS) K10, [work row 2 of Fancy Track Panel, work row 2 of Cable Panel] 5 times, work row 2 of Fancy Track Panel, k10.

These 2 rows set pattern.

 

Cont working in pattern repeat until length measures approx 95 cm, ending on a WS row.

Work 5 cm in Garter st, ending on a WS row.

Cast off.

 

MAKING UP

Press pieces gently on WS, using a warm iron over a damp cloth.

 

Dusty Lavender Cable Blanket

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Since the pattern is printed directly on this page with no link to follow, I decided to check out the website knittingfever.com which is where this pattern is from. I could not find it there so it has either been removed or renamed. I was hoping to clear up some issues others were having with the pattern is I could view their version.

Confusing directions. Would you ? "spell out" rows 5, 6 and incorporate it into pattern?

Does the pattern provided create the blanket pictured?? It looks like K10, then the track pattern, then another K10 (?), THEN the track pattern, cable pattern, track pattern, with K10 in between 5x?? The stitch count doesn't match the blanket pictured? Thanks!

I am about to begin this pattern but just need to clarify - Rows 1 and 2 form Establishment Rows 3 and 4 are rows 1 and 2 repeated with the rest of the pattern, Rows 5 to 8, do we follow the same - 1 row from Fancy and 1 from Cable

I was wondering if you knew what the yardage was for the yarn. I really want to make this but when I look for a different yarn a certain yardage would be nice to have.

Hello! The yarn indicated in the pattern is packaged as 100g donut balls (approximately 213 yards per 100g). Hope this helps! -Kathryn, Editor of AllFreeKnitting

I really want to start this project for my new grandchild but i want to know if it's been tried and tested by other knitters would hate to start this and find there are faults in the pattern..xx

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