Figheadh Yarnworks Mairead PDF
Wrap your newborn in this cozy cabled set, Mairead from Figheadh Yarnworks. The blanket, bunting, and cap included in the pattern are classic enough to become family heirlooms. The bunting is knit in the round, with a bodice of the same cable rib used in the blanket. The cable rib watch cap with pom-pom is knit in the round. The cable rib pattern is charted and written out.
Sizes: One Size for Newborn
Bunting – 18” chest; 20” length from hem to shoulder; 5½” sleeve length
Blanket – 29 ½” wide and 30” long
Hat – 14” circumference
Yarn Requirements: approximately 1220 yards worsted weight yarn (440 yards for the bunting, 750 yards for the blanket, 30 yards for the cap) such as Valley Yarns Valley Superwash (100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool; 50g/97yds)
Needles: US 7 (4.50mm) 16” & 24” circular
23 sts and 24 rows = 4” in cable rib slightly stretched when blocked
20 sts and 24 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch after blocking
This pattern was updated 08/26/2019. If you purchased the PDF version, the newest version is available in your pattern library.