Mary Ann Stephens

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Baby Elephant Blanket PDF

7.00
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Baby Elephant Blanket PDF

7.00

The Baby Elephant Blanket has very clear, detailed instructions with many step-by-step photos. It is circularly knit using Fair Isle technique, a machine-sewn steek and machine-sewn fabric backing.

SIZE: Knitted portion = 27” / 69 cm wide by 28” / 71 cm long, not including steeks. Entire blanket, including fabric border = 33” / 84 cm wide by 34” / 86 cm long.

GAUGE: 25 stitches and 28 rows = 4” / 10cm in stranded stockinette stitch.

NEEDLES: If you knit loosely, try a 24” / 60cm long US #4 / 3.50mm needle. If you knit tightly, try a 24” / 60cm long US #5 / 3.75mm needle.

YARN: You’ll need six different colors of washable, sport weight yarn.  Sample used Ella Rae Cashmereno Sport, 55% merino wool, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere; 137 yds / 125 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50g.  You’ll want a total of ten 50g balls, in the following colors:                       

 Three 50g balls of A = #15 Veridian

 One 50g ball of B = #30 Astilbe

 Two 50g balls of C = #5 Quartz

 Two 50g balls of D = #13 Ivory

 One 50g ball of E = #9 Eucalyptus

 One 50g balls of F = #14 Fern

Note:  “Ella Rae Cashmereno Sport” yarn is the very same yarn as “Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino”, newly rebranded.

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The Baby Elephant Blanket has very clear, detailed instructions with many step-by-step photos. It is circularly knit using Fair Isle technique, a machine-sewn steek and machine-sewn fabric backing.

SIZE: Knitted portion = 27” / 69 cm wide by 28” / 71 cm long, not including steeks. Entire blanket, including fabric border = 33” / 84 cm wide by 34” / 86 cm long.

GAUGE: 25 stitches and 28 rows = 4” / 10cm in stranded stockinette stitch.

NEEDLES: If you knit loosely, try a 24” / 60cm long US #4 / 3.50mm needle. If you knit tightly, try a 24” / 60cm long US #5 / 3.75mm needle.

YARN: You’ll need six different colors of washable, sport weight yarn.  Sample used Ella Rae Cashmereno Sport, 55% merino wool, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere; 137 yds / 125 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50g.  You’ll want a total of ten 50g balls, in the following colors:                       

 Three 50g balls of A = #15 Veridian

 One 50g ball of B = #30 Astilbe

 Two 50g balls of C = #5 Quartz

 Two 50g balls of D = #13 Ivory

 One 50g ball of E = #9 Eucalyptus

 One 50g balls of F = #14 Fern

Note:  “Ella Rae Cashmereno Sport” yarn is the very same yarn as “Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino”, newly rebranded.