17 sts = 4" in garter stitch with MC on size 9 needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.
BLANKET With straight needles, using MC, cast on 3 sts. Inc Row: K in front and back of 1st st, k to end – 4 sts. Rep this row until 3 balls of Suede have been used. Dec Row: K2 tog, k to end. Rep this row until 3 sts remain on needle. Sl 1, k2 tog, psso. Fasten off last st.
FINISHING Edging: Using crochet hook and 2 strands of CC held tog, work in Reverse sc around entire edge of blanket, working 3 reverse sc’s in each corner. Join with a sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off.