Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Selah's Blanket


A new great-neice was born Friday!  She's Selah and is adorable!  I made this blanket for her - a variation of the ones I've made for my grandsons.  Hers is in pinks and purples, but any color works.

Materials:
*3 skeins Cascade 220 Superwash - Aran
*2 skeins Cascade 220 Superwash - Alaska Sky
*1 skein each of Cascade 220 Superwash in Mystic Purple, Periwinkle, Lavender, Tahitian Rose,  Cotton Candy, and Pink Rose
*size 10 1/2 circular knitting needles, 36 inch
*size E crochet hook

1.  With Aran, cast on 125 stitches and knit 44 rows.

2.  Knit 10 rows with Pink Rose.

3.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

4.  Knit 10 rows with Cotton Candy.

5.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

6.  Knit 10 rows with Tahitian Rose.

7.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

8.  Knit 10 rows with Mystic Purple.

9.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

10.  Knit 10 rows with Periwinkle.

11.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

12.  Knit 10 rows with Lavender.

13.  Knit 46 rows with Aran. 

14.  Knit 10 rows with Lavender.

15.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

16.  Knit 10 rows with Periwinkle.

17.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

18.  Knit 10 rows with Mystic Purple.

19.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

20.  Knit 10 rows with Tahitian Rose.

21.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

22.  Knit 10 rows with Cotton Candy.

23.  Knit 6 rows with Alaska Sky.

24.  Knit 10 rows with Pink Rose.

25.  Knit 44 rows with Aran, then bind off.

26. Join Aran to an edge and single crochet around the blanket, putting three stitches in each corner.  Repeat with two more rows.

27.  Repeat edging rows as follows:  after the Aran, crochet three rows with Tahitian Rose, one row with Alaska Sky, and three rows with Mystic Purple.  Fasten off and weave in all the ends.


Happy snuggles sweet Selah!


Happy Creating!  Deborah




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