Like waves lapping up onto the beach and then receding, curved garter stitch ridges create a simple but effective design element. The graceful curves are achieved with short rows. These blankets knit up quickly in a soft and chunky washable merino wool. Offered in three different sizes including baby blanket, lap blanket, and throw along with a complete photo tutorial for knitting Japanese short rows.
Skills required: bsic knitting skills, short rows
Gauge: 13 sts and 19 rows = 4" (10 cm) over stockinette stitch using 7 mm needle
Baby: 25 x 32" (63.5 x 81.5 cm)
Lap: 36 x 48" (91.5 x 122 cm)
Throw: 42 x 60" (107 x 152.5 cm)
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- 3 sizes Baby, Lap, Throw
- Intermediate skill level
Materials you need at home:
- 4 (8, 12) skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Six; 115 yd (105 m) per 4 oz (115 g) skein; 100% Superwash Merino Wool
- 7 mm circular needle, 60 (80, 100) cm [24 (32, 40)"] long
- Locking stitch markers
A Holli Yeoh pattern is sure to offer something to learn, as well as a casually elegant aesthetic. Interesting techniques and clear instructions—developed from years of teaching and pattern writing experience—ensure a rewarding knit with beautiful results. Her work has appeared in industry leading publications including Vogue Knitting, Interweave Press, and Amirisu, as well as in her website (holli yeoh.com) and in her book Tempest, published in collaboration with SweetGeorgia Yarns.