Knitting Pattern for Sheep Blanket

 

 

Measurements 82 cm wide x 90 cm long (32 in wide x 36 in long)

 

 

Materials – All Worsted/Aran (10 ply yarn)

1 – 400 grams blue (640 meters, 698 yards)

1 – 50 gram ball King Cole Cuddles Chunky or 2 – 25 gram balls of Sirdar Snowflake Chunky (125 meters, 137 yards)

1 – 100 gram ball Black (196 meters, 214 yards)

 

I used:Back  ground – James C. Brett With Wool Aran in colour 76
Sheep – 1 – 50 gram ball King Cole Cuddles Chunky in colour 350 White Sheep – 1 – 100 gram ball Stylecraft Special Aran in colour Black 102

Other suggested yarns:  Berroco Vintage, Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, James C. Brett with Wool Aran, King Cole Big Value Aran, King Cole Merino Blend Aran, Rico Design Essentials Soft Merino Aran, Sirdar Supersoft Aran

Knitting Needles – 1 circular 5 mm (UK6 – US8) 100 cm long

 

Tension – 18 sts and 24 rows to 10 cm (4 inches) over stocking stitch

 The blanket is knitting backwards and forwards on the circular needle

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