Celebration Blanket – Block 8: Smashing Smocking FREE Knitting Pattern PDF
Block 8 of 12 of the Celebration Blanket by Ewe Ewe Yarns
Designed by Allyson Dykhuizen for Ewe Ewe Yarns
I was really inspired by Heather’s note to knit something you love with this block and I love texture! And the smocking stitch creates texture dialed to 11. Smocking looks more complicated than it really is which makes it feel like knitting magic. I hope you enjoy working this block into your blanket and are inspired to seek out working more smocking into your knitting!
See yarn and needle requirements below.
Here are the specs:
Ewe Ewe Yarns Celebration Blanket Block 8
Designed by Allyson Dykhuizen
Finished size: 14" x 14" (35.5 x 35.5 cm) after blocking
Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Wooly Worsted, 95 yards per 50g skein, 100% merino wool superwash yarn, #4 worsted weight
Color B - 2 skeins (53 Forest Fern)
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Needles: US 8 (5 mm) knitting needles
Supplies: Tapestry needle, locking stitch marker (optional), row counter (optional)
Gauge: 17 sts to 4" (10 cm) in garter stitch worked flat, after blocking.
Notes: You may wish to clip a locking marker to the RS of the project to differentiate the RS from the WS as you knit.
Each odd-numbered row is a RS row and each even-numbered row is a WS row.
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