The main body of this blanket was inspired by the peat bricks used to construct the recreated longhouse at L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada and the border was inspired by the woodwork over the doorway. Långhus is a type of Viking longhouse.
Individual Pattern Price: $5.00
This pattern is also available in the Northern Landscapes, part 2 collection.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Yarn: 1,200 (3,079, 4,358) [1,674] yards/1,097 (2,815, 3,985) [1,531] meters of tweedy DK weight wool blend yarn that knits up to 4.5-5.5 sts/inch.
Bare Naked Wools ‘Stone Soup DK’, (300 yards/274 meters; 80% wool blend, 15% alpaca, 5% combination of tencel, bamboo and silk; 4.06 oz/115 grams per skein). 4 skeins in River Rock. Size Lap/Crib Blanket.
Needle: US #8/5.0 mm circular needle, 47 – 60”/119.38 – 152.40 cm or size to obtain gauge.
Finished Size (stretched and blocked):
Lap/Crib Blanket (Medium Throw, Large Throw) [Stole] – 30 (46.5, 53.75) ”/76.2 (118.11, 136.53) [53.34] cm wide by 37 (61.25, 75) [73.75]”/93.98 (155.58, 190.5) [187.33] cm long
- Cable Needle
- Stitch markers – 13 (18, 21) 
- Glow line tape (to mark current row on charts/instructions)
- Waste yarn or stitch holders
- Fine cotton thread in contrasting colour for life-lines
- Tapestry needle for grafting and weaving in ends
- Blocking wires and Tpins
- Working cables
- Working with charts
- Increasing and decreasing
Pattern is 12 pages.
Photographer: Shawn Miller, Distractions in Focus
Tech Editor: Jenn Wisbeck
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