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Guide teaches you how to knit a blanket

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                                                                                           row end. Knit 33 garter ridges. BO.            Moderne Baby Blanket
                                                                                           B LOC K 3: Using C, pick up 109 sts from
                                                                                                                                          This is a crib-sized, easy-care version       intarsia technique of lifting one color over   top, RS facing. Place marker between
                                                                                           row ends of Block 2 and bound-off edge                                                                                                      Block 4 and Block 6. Using C, pick up
                                                                                                                                          of the Moderne Log Cabin Blanket, for         the other when changing colors, to avoid
                                                                                           of Block 1. Knit 66 garter ridges. BO.                                                                                                      150 sts along row ends of Block 9,
                                                                                                                                          the modern baby.                              a hole where the colors change.)
                                                                                           B LOC K 4:Using D, pick up 132 sts along                                                                                                    cast-on edge of Block 1, and row ends of
                                                                                                                                          S I Z E:38" x 28" (98 cm x 70 cm)             Turn work so that the edge containing
                                                                                           bound-off edge of Block 2 and row ends                                                                                                      Blocks 2 and 4, ending at the marker.
                                                                                                                                          MATE R IALS: Calmer by Rowan Yarns,           Blocks 9, 1, 3, 5, and 7 is at top, RS fac-
                                                                                           of Block 3. Knit 66 garter ridges. BO.                                                                                                      Joining D, pick up 54 sts along row ends
                                                                                                                                          [1 3⁄4 oz (50 g) balls, each approx 175 yds   ing. Place marker between Block 3 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of Blocks 6 and 8. Keeping colors consis-
                                                                                           B LOC K 5:Using B, pick up 175 sts along       (160 m), cotton/acrylic/microfiber]           Block 7. Using D, pick up 54 sts along
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tent, Knit 18 garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                           row ends of Block 4 and bound-off edge         A: cream 3 balls                              cast-on edge of Block 1 and row ends of
                                                                                           of Block 3. Knit 33 garter ridges. BO.         B: celery green 3 balls                       Block 3, ending at the marker. Joining         Border
                                                                                           B LOC K 6: Using B, pick up 165 sts along      C: sage green 3 balls                         B, pick up 54 sts along row ends of            Using A, make border as instructed on
                                                                                           bound-off edge of Block 4 and row ends         D: teal 3 balls                               Blocks 5 and 7 (108 sts). Keeping colors       page 75.
                                                                                                                                          Size 6 (4 mm) needles                         consistent, K 54 garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                           of Block 5. Knit 33 garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                                                                          GAUGE: 21 sts + 42 rows = 4" (10 cm) in                 Turn work so that the edge
                                                                                                                                                                                        B LOC K 10:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Finishing
                                                                                           B LOC K 7:Using C, pick up 208 sts                                                                                                          Sew in all ends on the back of the work.
                                                                                                                                          garter stitch.                                containing Blocks 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8 is at
                                                                                           along row ends of Block 6 and bound-                                                                                                        Lightly press with steam.
                                                                                                                                          Note: Throughout pattern, always pick
                                                                                           off edge of Block 5. Knit 66 garter
                                                                                                                                          up and bind off stitches on the RS.
                                                                                           ridges. BO.
                                                                                                                                          B LOC K 1: Using A, CO 42 sts. Knit 36
                                                                                           B LOC K 8: Using A, pick up 231 sts along
                                                                                                                                          garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                           cast-off edge of Block 6 and row ends of
                                                                                           Block 7. Knit 66 garter ridges. BO.            B LOC K 2:Using B, pick up 36 sts from
                                                                                                                                          the row ends along the right selvedge of
                                                                                           B LOC K 9: See diagram. This block             Block 1. Note: Pick up one stitch from
                                                                                           creates two rectangles side by side. Use       each row end. Knit 18 garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                           the intarsia technique of lifting one color
                                                                                           over the other when changing colors, to        BLOCK 3: Using C, pick up 60 stitches from
                                                                                           avoid a hole where the colors change.          row ends of Block 2 and bound-off edge of
                                                                                                                                          Block 1. Knit 36 garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                           Turn work so that the edge containing
                                                                                                                                          BLOCK 4: Using D, pick up 72 stitches
                                                                                           Blocks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 is at top, RS
                                                                                                                                          along bound-off edge of Block 2 and row
                                                                                           facing. Count 33 row ends of Block 4
                                                                                                                                          ends of Block 3. Knit 36 garter ridges. BO.
                                                                                           and place marker at this center point of
    Moderne Log Cabin Blanket                                                              Block 4. You will be picking up along          B LOC K 5:Using A, pick up 96 stitches sts
                                                                                           cast-on edge of Block 1 and row ends of        row ends of Block 4 and bound-off edge
    This lightweight blanket in a sophisti-     C: light purple 5 balls                    Blocks 2, 4, 6, and 8. Using B, pick up        of Block 3. Knit 18 garter ridges. BO.
    cated wool/silk yarn proves that a log      D: dark purple 5 balls                     142 sts to marker. Join D and pick up          B LOC K 6:Using A, pick up 90 sts along
    cabin can go to the Big City. There is no   Size 6 (4mm) needles                       132 sts . Knit 99 garter ridges, lifting one   bound-off edge of Block 4 and row ends
    “center patch,” and there are blocks of     GAUGE: 22 sts + 44 rows = 4" (10 cm) in
                                                                                           color over the other when changing             of Block 5. K 18 garter ridges. BO.
    color instead of concentric strips.         garter stitch.                             colors. BO.
    Drape it over a Barcelona chair, or your                                                                                              B LOC K 7:Using B, pick up 114 sts along
                                                                                           Border
                                                Note: Throughout pattern, always pick                                                     row ends of Block 6 and bound-off edge
    shoulders, and enjoy.
                                                up and bind off stitches on the RS.                                                       of Block 5. Knit 36 garter ridges. BO.
          60" x 50" (150 cm x 124 cm)
    S I Z E:                                                                               Using D, make border as instructed on
                                                B LOC K 1: Using A, CO 76 sts. Knit 66                                                              Using C, pick up 126 sts along
    MATE R IALS: Silky Wool by Elsebeth                                                    page 75.                                       B LOC K 8:

    Lavold, [1.76 oz (50 g) balls, each         garter ridges. BO.                                                                        bound-off edge of Block 6 and row ends
    approx 192 yds (176 m), wool/silk]          B LOC K 2: Using B, pick up 66 sts from    Finishing                                      of Block 7. Knit 36 garter ridges. BO.
    A: cream 4 balls                            the row ends along the right selvedge of   Sew in all ends on the back of the work.       B LOC K 9:(Note: See diagram. This block
    B: brown 5 balls                            Block 1. Note: Pick up one st from each    Lightly press with steam.                      creates two squares side by side. Use the

								
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