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Project Workshop | Galway Blanket

For makers who want to learn how to knit cables and textured stitch patterns, this is the perfect workshop for you.

Explore cables and textured stitches using 12 different blanket squares. You'll learn something new with every square you work. 

Videos are included for each of the 12 squares, detailing increases, chart details and decreases. This workshop includes access to our community forum and all the tips and techniques you'll need to knit a unique, cosy blanket. 

All classes are given in video format and fully captioned in English. Re-watch as often as you need! Workshops include pattern download.


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This blanket has 12 different squares in a variety of cabled and textured stitches.

The Lap size will have 12 squares in total; 3 wide by 4 deep for a finished size of 30” x 40” / 76 cm x 101.5 cm

The Throw size will have 20 squares in total; 4 wide by 5 deep for a finished size of 40” x 50” / 101.5 cm x 127 cm.

You can use any combination of squares you wish, with repeats of squares needed for the larger, throw size.

The throw will have 8 repeated squares as there are 12 different designs given in this pattern.

One Size

Width & Depth of each square: 10” / 25.5 cm

Stolen Stitches ‘Gaillimh’ (100% Galway wool; 208 yds / 190 m per 3.6 oz / 100 g)
Maximum Yardage per square: 104 yds / 95 m
1124 (1960) yds / 1026 (1790) m in total including finishing.
Stolen Stitches 'Blasta' will be a good yarn alternative.

US size 6 / 4 mm circular or straight needles, any length
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
4 stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, US size 7 / 4.5 mm crochet hook for joining squares, US size 6 / 4 mm double pointed needles or short circular needle for I-Cord edging.

All of our video classes are hosted on the Teachable website. Once you enroll you will have on demand access 24 hours a day for as long as you need it. There is also a discussion forum where you can chat with other knitters about the project.

The email address you use to purchase the workshop will be used to auto-enroll you in the Teachable video class. You will get an email automatically with login details if you have not access a workshop before.

As the classes are hosted on a different website you will have to create a new login (separate from the Stolen Stitches website) To access the course you will login in here and go to the 'My Classes' banner at the top of the page to find all your classes.