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    Valley Yarns 567 Maria Baby Blanket

    The Valley Yarns 567 Maria Baby Blanket has the same lovely lace counterpane squares as the Mitchella Blanket, but knit in much-thinner Valley Superwash DK - to make it perfect for a soft and treasured baby blanket. A simple double crocheted edging helps the blanket lay flat.

    Both blankets are named for Maria Mitchell, born in Nantucket in 1818, who discovered a telescopic comet and was the first American woman to work as a professional astronomer. Mitchella repens, a native North American plant, bears flowers that look remarkably similar to the flower motif in the counterpane.

    Finished Sizes: 24” x 32” (32” x 32”, 32” x 40”) (shown in medium size)
    Yarn: 6 (7, 8) sks Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK color 25 Light Grey
    Needles: US size 5 (3.75) double pointed needles or size needed to get gauge, US size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook for border
    Gauge: about 5.5 sts = 1” in stockinette stitch; Counterpane square is 33 sts on each side and is blocked to 8” square

    Author:
    Kirsten Hipsky
    $3.99 - $4.49 each
    • 567 Download In Stock 50+ $3.99
    • 567P Printed In Stock 48 $4.49
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