Naming Day Blanket by Claire Montgomerie

Naming Day Blanket

April 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in seed stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
984 yards (900 m)
31.5 inches by 31.5 inches square

This pattern calls for both Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, knit in seed stitch on size 8 needles, and Cashmerino Chunky, knit in a lace pattern on size 10.5 needles. The blanket is made up of seed stitch and lace squares sewn together, with a seed stitch border knit in 4 strips and sewn on.

The gauge given above is for Cashmerino Aran on size 8 needles, for the seed stitch portions. The gauge for the lace pattern is 14 sts and 27 rows to 4 inches, measured over the lace pattern.