This is a very special blanket. I first designed it several years ago to welcome my niece into the world. My sister-in-law is of Irish heritage, so I wanted to come up with a pattern that somehow evoked a Celtic Knot. The original blanket came out beautifully, but the pattern needed further refining. When my dear friend Vivian said she was expecting a baby girl, I knew it was time for this design to be perfected. The following is the result. Knit it for very special little ones.
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6 sts/inch in stockinette
Approximately 30” square after blocking, however size can easily be altered.
Intermediate (picking up stitches, cabling, wrap & turn)
This blanket is knit in the round from the center out. The cabled border is knit on to finish the edges. There is no binding off, and minimal finishing is required.