Shale Baby

Shale Baby

Vintage Texture

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This blanket is inspired by vintage baby blankets and shawls knit with fine wools and puts a twist on the traditional Feather-and-Fan motif (also known as “Old Shale”). The blanket is of simple construction: cast on and worked in one direction for the entire project.


  • Approximately 840 yards of worsted-weight wool yarn


  • 14 stitches & 24 rows = 4” in lace pattern after blocking
  • 17 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch
  • One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed above
  • Suggested needle size: US 9 (5.5mm)
Finished dimensions
  • 32” x 40” rectangle, after blocking
Jared Flood
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