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Kathleen Sperling

2009 

Celtic Knotwork Baby Blanket

When I learned that I was going to become an aunt, I designed this blanket, drawing on knotwork patterns found in medieval Celtic illuminated manuscripts as the inspiration for the cables. My niece’s mom is a knitter, so it was a two-fold gift: pattern for the mom, blanket for the baby.

This pattern is a combination of mindless and intricate. There’s a ton of stocking stitch, which is great for times when you just need to keep your hands busy; and there are lots of involved cables, for times when you are able to concentrate harder. The result is a blanket which appears simultaneously simple and complex, and beautiful all over.

Pattern Detail

  • Centre medallion and borders charted
  • schematics included
  • sewing required
  • all season
  • straight (flat)
  • one size: 3 feet x 3.5 feet
  • digital PDF has 5 pages (letter size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 4.0 mm
    • US 6
    • 20.0 st st
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