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Knit Soft Baby Blanket

Designed by Gloria Tracy

 

 

 

Knit Soft Baby Blanket
Perfectly sized for baby, this ultra-easy blanket is knit with a classic basket weave pattern in super-soft yarn to provide warmth and comfort. Makes a wonderful gift and is a perfect first project!

Skill Level: Beginner

Abbreviations:

    k-knit; p-purl; rep-repeat; sts-stitches

Size:

    One size: Approximately 36" (91 cm) square

Materials Needed:

Gauge:

    6 sts & 8 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Basket weave Pattern. Gauge is not critical for this project.

Pattern Note:

    If desired, place stitch markers between each pattern repeat to help keep track of stitch placement.

Directions:

    Cast on 42 sts.
    Knit 4 rows.
    Begin Blanket Basket weave Pattern with garter stitch edges, as follows:
    Rows 1-4: K3, *k6, p6; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
    Rows 5-8: K3, *p6, k6; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
    Rep Rows 1-8 four more times for a total of 5 pattern row repeats.
    Knit 4 rows.
    Bind off loosely.

Finishing:

    Weave in ends.


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