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Book Lover Blanket

Readers rejoice! You can proudly show off your love of books with this Book Lover Blanket. The blanket is filled with rows and rows of bookshelves. In the center is an open book and the word “READ” in large letters. Snuggle under this blanket while reading your next book!

The blanket comes in two sizes. The throw blanket is approximately 50” x 55” (127 cm x 140 cm). The baby blanket is approximately 35” x 34” (89 cm x 86 cm).

Double knit, the blanket is fully reversible, featuring opposite color schemes on each side. Full instructions are included for the double knitting technique. For the “READ” text, an optional chart is included such that the text is readable on both sides (not backwards).

Materials

  • Size 5 US (3.75 mm) circular needles at least 36 inches (91 cm) in length.
  • Size 4 US (3.5 mm) circular needles at least 36 inches (91 cm) in length (optional for a neater cast on edge).
  • For the baby blanket, approximately 1100-1200 yards (1006-1097 m) each of two contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn.
  • For the throw blanket, approximately 2600-2700 yards (2377-2469 m) each of two contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn.
  • 3-4 stitch markers to mark the edges of the charts.
  • Needle to weave in ends.

Check out the matching Book Lover Scarf!

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