You big softie, you! Here’s just the blanket to make you feel better when a hug from Mom isn’t close enough.
Size: 38” wide x 45” length as knit, 48” x 60” after washing and blocking
Yarn: 7 skeins of lightly-spun Morehouse Merino Bulky (115 yards per skein)
Needle: 32” or longer circular needle #13
The throw is knit back and forth, but circular needle will accommodate the large number of stitches in bulky yarn more comfortably
Gauge: About 2½ stitches = 1 inch as knit over seed stitch pattern (before washing & blocking)