Knitted Twisted Old Shale Baby Blanket

Imagine a cozy, handcrafted baby blanket that features a unique design of knitted twists and old shale patterns. This one-of-a-kind blanket is not only visually appealing but also incredibly soft and warm, making it the perfect accessory for keeping your little one snug and comfortable. The intricate knitting technique used to create this blanket adds a touch of elegance and charm, making it a lovely addition to any nursery or baby's room. The Knitted Twisted Old Shale Baby Blanket is a labor of love, carefully crafted by skilled artisans who take pride in their work. Each stitch is made with precision and care, ensuring that the blanket is not only beautiful but also durable and long-lasting. Whether you're looking for a special gift for a new parent or want to treat your own baby to something special, this blanket is sure to be treasured for years to come. With its timeless design and superior craftsmanship, the Knitted Twisted Old Shale Baby Blanket is a true work of art that will be cherished by generations to come. 

SIZES: 28 x 34 inches


Caron One Pound Soft Pink 12 ounces

US size 10 (6.0 mm) 24 inch or longer circular knitting needle

Tapestry needle


  1. Read instructions through before beginning.
  2. The first and last 6 stitches of each row are knit for the side borders.
  3. To increase the width cast on additional stitches in multiples of 18.
  4. If you make your blanket larger you will need more than 12 ounces of yarn.
  5. This blanket would be larger if blocked. For a baby blanket I prefer it unblocked, it seems cuddlier without blocking.


Cast on 120 sts.

Rows 1-8: Knit for border.

Row 9 right side: K6, K2tog 3 times. *(YO, K1) 6 times. K2tog 6 times. Repeat from * to last 18 stitches. (YO, K1) 6 times. K2tog 3 times. K6. (120 sts)

When working the next row purl the YOs in the back loop. Purl the other stitches normally.

Row 10: K6, P across to last 6 sts, K6. (120 sts)

Row 11: K. (120 sts)

Row 12: K. (120 sts)

Repeat rows 9-12 until blanket is about 1 1/2 inches less than desired length.

Knit 7 rows for border.

Bind off.

Weave in ends.

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