Significant life events warrant special projects. This Heirloom Blanket will be the one you will want to give a first baby or grandbaby. The easily memorized four row pattern creates the heirloom look and gives the knitter plenty of opportunity to fantasize about the hopes and dreams for the future addition. Sized 28" x 38", the kit includes the 9, balls needed of Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino to make the pattern. This yarn is a sport weight yarn that knits up to 4 inches per 24-26 stitches on a US size 4 needle. There are 137 yards per 50 gram ball, so you get 1,233 yards per kit! 55% merino, 33% Microfibre, and 15% Cashmere, this yarn is machine wash so it is easy to care for, which is a big help to new mothers. Find the free Yarniverse exclusive PDF of the pattern above.