Painted Roses Blanket


Inspired by the ‘roses and castles’ decorations found on canal narrowboats,
this pretty rose square motif makes a beautiful blanket…



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Painted Roses Blanket

Painted Roses Blanket

A full written pattern for the original baby blanket (size and colours as shown in the picture above). However, the blanket can be easily adapted for other sizes and guidelines for suggested sizes and yarn amounts are given in the pattern.

Faded Painted Roses
The pattern has now updated to include a complete colour breakdown and all information needed to make the 'Faded' version of this blanket (pictures below).

Skill Level
Intermediate
There are several intermediate stitches and techniques in this pattern, however extra help is included and some confident beginners have used this pattern successfully.

Yarn Requirements

PAINTED ROSES (ORIGINAL SIZE/COLOURS):
9 balls of Stylecraft Special DK
1 x Gold (1709), 1 x Lime (1712), 3 x Aspen (1422),
1 x Cloud (1019), 1 x Lipstick (1246), 1 x Fondant (1241), 1 x Black (1002)

 OR 9 balls of Jarol Heritage DK:
 1 x Gold (140), 1 x Lime (137), 3 x Duck Egg (152),1 x Skye/Saxe (110), 1 x Wine (102),
 1 x Blossom (109), 1 x Black (112)

 FADED PAINTED ROSES:
29 balls of Stylecraft Special DK
1 x Cream (1005), 1 x Raspberry (1023), 1 x Apricot (1026), 1 x Khaki (1027), 1 x Plum (1061),
1 x Meadow (1065), 2 x Pale Rose (1080), 1 x Claret (1123),  2 x Silver (1203),
5 x Parchment (1218), 1 x Violet (1277), 1 x Camel (1420), 1 x Wisteria (1432), 1 x Gold (1709),
1 x Cypress (1824), 3 x Stone (1710), 1 x Spice (1711), 1 x Storm Blue (1721), 1 x Duck Egg (1820), 1 x Lime (1712), 1 x Pistachio (1822)

For more pattern details and price information use the link below:


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Relevant Posts
Pattern launch and blanket details

Stylecraft colour comparison post

Faded Painted Roses
A second blanket, in a larger size with vintage garden colours


Painted Roses
 

Faded Painted Roses



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