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This striking baby blanket is knit in Cascade 220 wool yarn.

The center panel is knit in the round in 2 or 3 colors with a steek, or knit back and forth - your choice. The depth of color interest comes from duplicate stitching 2 of the colors throughout the piece. Garter stitch edges frame the heart graphic.

It's not a quick project, but the result is worth it, and a lovely heirloom for that very special baby!

Size: approx. 30" wide x 40" long

blanket: Cascade Yarns 220, 100% Peruvian wool, approx. 220 yds / 100 gram hank: 4 hanks #7803 Magenta (A), 2 hanks #9478 Cotton Candy (B), 2 hanks #4147B Lemon Yellow (C), and 2 hanks #8010 Natural (D)

swatch 2 (below - boys' colors): Natural #8010, Yellow #4147, Turquoise #9468, and Navy #8393

Gauge: 21 sts and 23 rows = 4" (10 cm) over colorwork patt with size 8 ndls or size to give gauge.

Substitute Yarn Weight: worsted

Skill Level: Intermediate

Ravelry PDF Download: $6.00

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