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chocolate parfait baby blanket by narangkar glo ver

D i me n s i o n s
28 ” x 28 ”

G au g e
24 s t i t c h e s a n d 3 2
rows = 4”

Needles
U S 5 – 3 . 7 5m m

Yarn
Ro wa n Le npur
Line n in P ueblo
(approxim ately 90 0
yards , or 8 skei ns),
or any similar yarn

A b b r e v i at i on s
K - Kn i t
P - Pur l
K 2t o g – K n i t t w o s t i t c h e s t o g e t h e r
YO – Y a r n O ve r
S S K – S l i p t w o s t i t c h e s fr o m l e ft n e e d l e t o r i g h t n e e d l e ,
Knit those tw o stitches t oget her
S l 1 , K 2t o g , P S S O – S l i p o n e s t i t c h fr o m l e f t t o r i g h t
n e e d l e , Kn i t t w o s t i t c h e s t o g e t h e r , P a s s S l i p p e d S t i t c h
O ve r ( D o u b l e D e c r e a s e )

I n s t ru c t i o n s
C a s t o n a t o t a l o f 1 60 s t i t c h e s

N o t e : W h e n w o r ki ng f la t I li ke t o s li p t he fi r s t s t i t ch o n e ve r y r o w . T hi s cr e a t e s a
ne a t e r s e l ve d g e .

B e g i n b o r d e r b y w o r k i n g i n S e e d S t i t c h ( K1 , P 1 R i g h t S i d e ; P 1 , K1 W r o n g S i d e ) fo r 1 0
rows, or 1. 5 inches

B e g i n n i n g o n a R i g h t S i d e R o w : K1 , P 1 ( 4 t i m e s ) , W o r k i n P a t t e r n p r o vi d e d o n p a g e 2
( 9 t i m e s ) , K1 , P 1 ( 4 t i m e s ) .
chocolate parfait baby blanket by narangkar glo ver

W r o n g S i d e : P 1 , K 1 ( 4 t i m e s ) P u r l a c r o s s t o l a s t 8 s t i t c h e s , P 1 , K1 ( 4 t i m e s ) .
C o n t i n u e o n i n t h i s m a n n e r u n t i l p i e c e m e a s u r e s 2 6. 5 ” e n d i n g w i t h a w r o n g s i d e r o w .

N e x t R o w ( R i g h t S i d e ) : W o r k i n S e e d S t i t c h ( K 1 , P 1 R i g h t S i d e ; P 1 , K1 W r o n g S i d e ) f o r
1 0 r o w s , o r 1 . 5 i n c h e s . B i n d o f f.
A D D I T I O N A L T I P S F OR C A L C U L A T I N G Y OU R O W N D I M E N S I O N S F O R A N Y P I EC E

W h e n I b e g a n d e s i g n i n g t h e C h o c o l a t e P a r fa i t B a b y B l a n k e t , I m a d e a n u m b e r o f
c a l c u l a t i o n s t h a t w o u l d h e l p m e fi g u r e t h e fi n a l d i m e n s i o n s b a s e d o n t h e a m o u n t o f
yarn I had o n ha nd. T his was because my yar n of choice had b een discontinued , and
I w a n t e d t o u s e u p e ve r y t h i n g I h a d ( 8 s k e i n s o f R o w a n L e n p u r L i n e n ) . A b a b y
b l a n k e t i s t y p i c a l l y a s q u a r e , s o t h e fi r s t t h i n g s I n e e d e d t o k n o w w a s ho w m a n y
s t i t ch e s w o u ld I ne e d t o c a s t o n?

I f y o u w a n t t o m a k e y o u r b l a n k e t b i g g e r o r s m a l l e r , o r , l i k e m e , y o u o n l y h a ve s o
m u c h y a r n o n h a n d , fo l l o w t h e s e s i m p l e c a l c u l a t i o n s ( y o u c a n fi n d t h e m o n m y
R a ve l r y p a g e a n d o n m y b l o g a s w e l l ) :

1. K n i t a s w a t c h a n d m e a s u r e t h e t o t a l A R E A . E g , i f y o u r s w a t c h m e a s u r e s 6. 6 2 "
b y 5. 2 5" , t h e a r e a i s 6. 6 2 x 5. 25 = 3 4 . 7 5 s q u a r e i n c h e s .

2. W e i g h y o u r s w a t c h o n a k i t c h e n o r p o s t a l s c a l e . C o n ve r t O u n c e s t o G r a m s
s i n c e m o s t b a l l s a r e m e a s u r e d i n G r a m s . Hi n t : 1 o z . = 2 8 . 3 5 g r a m s

3. D i vi d e t h e s w a t c h A R E A b y s w a t c h W E I G HT ( i n g r a m s ) . E g . 3 4 . 7 5 ÷ 1 4 . 1 7 5g =
2. 4 5 s q . i n c h e s p e r g r a m .

4. F i g u r e y o u r t o t a l w e i g h t ( i n g r a m s ) . E x a m p l e : I fi g u r e d fo r 6. 5 b a l l s , e a c h
w e i g h i n g r o u g h l y 5 0 g t h e t o t a l e q u a l s 3 2 5g . ( 6. 5 x 5 0 = 3 2 5)

5. M u l t i p l y t o t a l w e i g h t b y s q u a r e i n c h e s p e r g r a m . E g : 3 2 5 x 2. 4 5 = 7 9 6. 2 5
square inches

6. T a k e t h e s q u a r e r o o t o f t h a t n u m b e r . M i n e c o m e s t o 28 . S o , I h a ve e n o u g h fo r
a 2 8 x 28 i n c h b l a n k e t .

7. M e a s u r e y o u r G A U G E . U s e g a u g e m e a s u r e m e n t s t o fi g u r e h o w m a n y s t i t c h e s
t o c a s t o n . E g : M y g a u g e w a s p r e c i s e l y 5. 7 s t i t c h e s p e r i n c h . S o , 5. 7 x 28 =
1 5 9 . 6 , r o u n d e d u p t o 1 60 s t i t c h e s .