Color Blanket for a Baby Kit










Color Blanket for a Baby Kit
 


What better way for a child to learn colors than from a beloved blanket? Now available as an exclusive kit, you can create this wonderful, lively baby blanket that will last a lifettime! Blankets are a delightful project for any weaver, easy and quick to create
SKU: EP11988-S7962-BUNDLE
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Color Blanket for a Baby Kit
 

What better way for a child to learn colors than from a beloved blanket? Now available as an exclusive kit, you can create this wonderful, lively baby blanket that will last a lifettime! Blankets are a delightful project for any weaver, easy and quick to create. If you want to customize your blanket, the versatile overshot pattern used in this project lends itself to endless variations. The kit includes bright, quality cotton to create a warm, durable blanket with a soft texture that will grow even softer with time. Weave your love for a treasured little one with the Color Blanket for a Baby Kit.
     

     
Color Blanket for a Baby Kit
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cool colorway

Color Blanket for a Baby Digital Pattern
Originally Published in Handwoven, May/June 1993

Baby will love the colors and shapes in this variation of a color gamp, a sampler woven in warp stripes of different colors crossed by weft stripes of the same colors to form squares of each combination. In this blanket, the interplay of color and overshot pattern variations create a charming effect.


Structure:
Overshot.
Number of Shafts Required: 4-Shaft Pattern
Finished Dimensions: One hemmed blanket 31" by 46".
Notions: White sewing thread.
Warp Length: 2½ yd (allows for take-up, shrinkage, and 30" loom waste).
Setts: EPI: 15 PPI: 26 (13 tabby, 13 pattern).

parrot colorway
     

     
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8/2 Unmercerized Cotton Yarn
from Eugene Textiles Center
 
    
Colors available:

  • 8/2 Unmercerized Cotton in Deep Royal, 500 yd.
  • 8/2 Unmercerized Cotton in Light Red, 460 yd.
  • 8/2 Unmercerized Cotton in Kelly Green, 475 yd.
  • 8/2 Unmercerized Cotton in Gold, 300 yd.
  • 8/2 Unmercerized Cotton in Bleached White, 425 yd.       

8/2 unmercerized cotton is a popular and affordable weaving yarn, soft and absorbent enough to be used for items such as shirting material, kitchen towels, blankets, and more. Common weaving setts for 8/2 cotton are 16-20 for plain weave and 24-30 for a straight twill.


Also included in this kit:

  • 3/2 Pearl Cotton in White, 745 yd.


3/2 pearl cotton comes in a wide range of colors. It is mercerized, so it has an elegant sheen and a smooth surface. This is the heaviest of the four weights of pearl cotton available, and is often used for summer blankets, placemats, or fabric for jackets.
     

*Colors may vary slightly from online images 

 
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