cloudy with a chance of marling
Only after I actually completed it did I learn that this technique for colouring (using two strands of yarn simultaneously) is called "marling". I love it. The blanket itself is heavy (1.5 kg of yarn), and the stripey pattern is more subtle than an actual stripe would be, almost giving it movement.
I don't know if knitters name and label their creations as quilters do, but this one is getting both -- a name and a label -- from me:
By coincidence, the blog's new theme and layout seem to "match" the blanket. That's not intentional, but obviously a sign of what's aesthetically in my head at the moment.