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“Blaincéad” a Baby Blanket

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 Blaincéad translated from Irish means  Blanket. It is a simple lacy baby blanket inspired by the staggered eyelet stitch. Main picture is 25 repetitions of main pattern with 5 Rows of seed stitch at the beginning and at the end of the blanket. Measuring 27 inches in width by 30 inches in length, not blocked.This is about 250 Grams or 615 yards or about 5 skeins of the CotLin yarn.Blocked to 30 inches by 38 inches.The Teddy Bear shown is the Arkoudáki Bear.You may click on the hyperlinked name or copy and paste in your browser the following link if you prefer to do so.http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/arkoudaki-a-teddy-bear


Abbreviations:
st(s) = stitch(es) k2tog = knit two sts together
Gauge:10 stsand 14 Rows = 2 inches in pattern.
Needles: US 4 3.5 mm
Yarn:DK CotLin Knit Picks About 5 skeins or 615 yds for size shown.
Notions:2 or more stitch markers, darning needle.
The pattern is in multiples of 4 sts, plus 3 sts.Once you know how many stitches you will be casting on, add 5 more st…