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FLY AWAY BLANKET

TIN CAN KNITS

FLY AWAY BLANKET

£3.50

No matter how tiny they are now, one day they will grow up and fly away! Inspired by flying geese quilt motifs, this modern geometric blankie is perfect for a new addition or a grown baby flying off to college.

FLY AWAY PATTERN INFO

Sizing
Blocks are 7.5” square, and the border is 0.75” wide. The size is adjustable, and the 16-square blanket shown measures 31.5” square.

Yarn
DK weight yarn in MC and several CCs
per square: MC: 60 yds, CC: 20 yds
for 16 squares: MC: 960 yds, CCs: 320 yds total, plus 150 yds total edging

Needles
US#7 / 4.5mm needles (or as req’d to meet gauge), straight or circular needles for blocks, 1-2 long circular needles req’d for edging

Gauge
19 sts & 40 rows / 4” in garter stitch

Notions
stitch markers, darning needle