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Tweed Baby
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Tweed Baby

Shetland Style Hap

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This square-shaped baby blanket was inspired by traditional Hap Shawls of the Shetland Islands. The center square, which is knitted on both RS and WS, is worked on the bias and creates diagonal ridges of Garter Stitch. The “Old Shale” lace frame is picked up directly from the center square and worked in the round. The project is finished with an I-Cord Bind Off for a piping-like finish.


  • 2 (3) colors of worsted-weight wool yarn in varying amounts


Small Version (2 colors):

  • Main Color (MC): Sweatshirt, 5 skeins
    Contrast Color (CC): Soot, 2 skeins

Large Version (3 colors):

  • 4.25 stitches & 4.25 ridges (8.5 rows) to 1 inch in Garter Stitch before blocking with smaller needle
  • 3.5 stitches & 3.5 ridges (7 rows) to 1 inch in Garter Stitch after blocking with smaller needle
  • One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
  • One double pointed needle one size larger than Gauge Needle
  • Suggested needle size: US 9 (5.5mm) & US 10 (6mm)
Finished dimensions
  • Small: 41” x 41” square after blocking
  • Large: 45” x 45” square after blocking
  • Small 2-color Version (Large 3-color Version)
Jared Flood
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