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Sunseeker Shade - Lullaby of Birdland Blanket

Baby blankets make wonderful gifts. It never hurts to have extras and there is nothing quite like a hand knit blanket. Sunseeker Shade is a DK weight cotton-acrylic blend that is the perfect weight for a warm weather blanket. Each 100 gram skein contains a generous 246 yards. The easy-care (read machine wash & dry) cotton blend is available in a wide range of colors that vary from rich jewel tones to soft pastels.
Materials
- 2 skeins Sunseeker Shade (50% Cotton/50% Acrylic) - 246 yds/100 g - shown in 21 (Sunlight Yellow)

- US 4 needles

- Yarn Needle to weave in ends

Gauge & Measurements
- Gauge approx 5.4 sts = 1" in stitch pattern
- Finished Measurements: Approx 20" wide x 27" long
Abbreviations: - K - Knit - P - Purl Cast on 108 sts
Edge 1 - K 2 - [K1, P1] 3 - K 4 - [P1, K1]
Do edge for 8 rows (do rows 1-4 2 times) Start pattern:  1 - K6, *[K1, P5, K5, P1]; repeat from * to last 6 stitches, K6  2 - [K1, P1] - 3 times, *[K2, P4, K4, P2]; repeat from * to last 6 stitches, [K1, P1]…