Blanket knitting is not for the faint of heart. It requires anintense commitment; financial investment, time, and careful attention. The patterns I havehighlighted today embody just that. Intentional yarn choices are key: finding fibers that will lasta lifetime and beyond. Cables, lace, and twisted stitches abound; you wont get bored knitting thesespecial pieces.
I dream of knitting this throw in a smoky semi-solid. The dimensional stitches that thispattern creates are incredible. Cant you just see this hanging on your blanket rack or off the edge of a couch?
Save this baby blanket pattern in your queue for the most special baby in your life. This patternlooks like an intriguing knit with unique cables and lace. This piece makes a beautiful item to use in photo shoots for the photographically inclined, too!
This pattern is adapted from a vintage doily and modified to make it into a lace lap blanket.Knit in the round, you start knitting in the center and work your way out. Timeless & classic–one of the most-knit blankets on Ravelry!
A motif similar to seashells and textural stitches make up this perfectly feminine baby blanket. Im saving this pattern for the sweetest little girly-girl.
A perfect heirloom-worthy knit to keep in the living room for years to come. The cables will makethis knitted blanket flow right along and make for a fun knit. This pattern looks super warm; especially when knit at a tighter gauge!
Written by Emily Brewer, a knitting analogue photographer who has worked on and off in the knitting industry for 7 years for yarn shops, dyers and designers. Find her on Instagram as @tinydotsfibers and view her knitting pursuits at http://www.tinydotsfibers.com/