A Modern and Tasteful Merino Baby Blanket
This is a free pattern with purchase of the accompanying wool. Please only select 'buy now' if you have also added the relevant wool to your knitting basket.
Ladies frequently come into the store and open the conversation with: “I haven’t knitted for 30 years and I am going to be a Grandma. I want to knit for my new grandchild but I am nervous of tackling anything complicated”.
This blanket it the perfect project for the new, nervous or lapsed knitter, and has been especially popular with our mums-to-be due to it's simple and contemporary look, it's perfect for a bassinet or a baby car seat.
As per our shop motto, this blanket really does keep the knitting simple and lets the wool speak for itself.Using the 2 basic stitches of knit and purl and the most glorious merino wool, this project ticks all the boxes. It’s easy to knit, the luxurious wool gives a beautiful stitch definition, and the bold blocks of colour mean you can have a great deal of fun choosing your shades. As an added bonus the wool is also machine washable.
- Yarn: 7 balls of Nordica 8ply two balls each of colour A, B and C, and one ball of colour D. Our sample uses the shades of Antique Rose, Mushroom, Branches and Snowdrop.
- Needles: 4mm needles
- Finished size: Approximately 65 cm wide x 90 cm long.