This Sunburst Baby Blanket by Elaine Phillips, is the perfect way to herald in the summer and celebrate the sun. Your little one will love this versatile blanket you can use indoors, or as a play blanket outside. All you need are 790 yds/ 425 g of 2 colors in Aran weight yarn, approx. 1580 yds total, and size US 8 knitting needles to complete this darling baby-throw. The bold sunburst pattern is formed using short rows and is worked sideways.
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Recommended yarn: Cascade 220 Superwash, Brown Sheep Naturespun Worsted, Plymouth Dreambaby DK, CoBaSi Plus, HiKoo Simplinatural
Skill level: Intermediate
Yarn weight: Aran/worsted
Yardage: 1500 - 1550 yards (1372 - 1417 m)
Yarn used: Lion Wool aran weight yarn (100% wool) 158 yds (144 m) / 85 g color
Color A: Goldenrod – 5 balls / Color B: White – 5 balls
Needles: US8 (5.0mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 13 st x 32 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm) in garter stitch.
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