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Rita is named after the famous Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley’s wife. The bright colourful rainbow reminded me of reggae colours but, despite pressure from my husband and a good friend of ours, I decided Bob was not a good name for a blanket J

Rita is a scrap blanket; to get the full impact of the colour changes you will need at least 14 different colours.

The blanket needs 1400 gms of 4 ply/fingering wool (360/400 metres per 100 gms).

Crochet hook in size 3mm, or size needed for your tension.

A tapestry needle for sewing in ends.

This pattern contains the following…..Detailed colour and yarn recommendations Written and charted Motif instructions in US and UK terms Step by step construction charts Full coloured layout chart.


Independent Designer
Amanda Perkins
Yarn Weight
Fingering, Sport
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Skill Level
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