Spring Time Baby Blanket

Spring Time Baby Blanket
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Step 1: Getting Started

 

Spring means fresh air, birds chirping, and babies kicking! Our new Spring Time Baby Blanket is the perfect knitted gift for your newest bundle of joy, be it baby, grand-baby or a sweet little friend! This baby blanket pattern is great for the advanced beginner knitter or for an advanced knitter wanting something smooth and easy to work on.

The knitting pattern features a bit of a ripple or chevron-style wave embedded in the overall design and the DK weight yarn creates a soft supple texture for baby. This would also be a fun blanket to knit for a toddler’s baby doll or favorite stuffed animal.

Skill level: Advanced beginner

Materials: 850 yards of DK weight yarn (the sample was knit with Loops and Threads Snuggly Wuggly in fresh green)

24 inch size 9 needle

Yarn needle

Stitch marker

Finished size: 30 inches by 40 inches

Gauge: 4 sts to the inch

Stitches used:

K – Knit

P – purl

Yo- yarn over

PSSO – pass slip st over

K2tog- knit 2 together

Sl- slip one

Step 2: Pattern Instructions

 

Pattern:

Cast on 113

Row 1: K 1, P1 across to last st, K1.

Row 2-7: K 1, P1 across to last st, K1.

Row 8 : K1, P1, K1, P1, K1 place marker, K 1,(YO, Sl 1, K1, psso, K 1 K2tog, YO, K 1) repeat to last 5 sts, place marker, K1,P 1, K 1, P1,K 1.

Row 9 : K 1, P1, K1, P1, K1, slip marker, purl across to next marker, K1,P1, K1, P1, K1.

Row 10 : K1,P1, K1,P1, K1,slip marker,  K 2(Yo, Sl 1, K2tog,psso,Yo,K 3) repeat to last 5 sts before marker, Yo, Sl 1 K2tog, psso, YO,K2, slip marker,  K1, P1, K1, P1, K1.

 Row 11: K 1, P1, K1, P1, K1, slip marker, purl across to next marker, K1,P1, K1, P1, K1.

Repeat rows 8 -11 until blanket measures  39 from the cast on.

Repeat rows 2-  7 :

Bind off and weave in ends.

 

About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.