Babes in the Woods Baby Blanket

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Babes in the Woods Baby Blanket

designed by Margret Wilson
Free Pattern
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This intricate, delicate and timeless Tree of Life pattern makes this a piece you'll want to pass on to future generations. Knit in Caron Simply Soft Collection.

Measurements

Single Size
38โ€/96.5cm wide x 45"/114.5cm long.
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38โ€/96.5cm wide x 45"/114.5cm long.

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Pistachio, 0003Edit Color
$21.45

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 7/4.5mm
$8.49

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
$7.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Row counter.

The materials for this project cost $42.92

Abbreviations

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

38โ€/96.5cm wide x 45"/114.5cm long.

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Pistachio (0003) 5
One circular size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) needle, 24"/61cm long. Yarn needle. Stitch markers. Row counter.

GAUGE

In Tree of Life pattern, 19 sts and 27 rows = 4"/10 cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES
Gauge is not critical for this project.
Stitch markers may be used, but are not necessary, once the pattern is established.

STITCHES USED
Seed stitch (multiple of 2 +1)
Row 1: K1, *p1, k1, rep from * across.
Rep Row 1 for Seed st patt always having a k st over a p st and a p st over a k st.

Tree of Life (panel of 15 sts)
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: P7, k1, p7.
Row 5: K7, p1, k7.
Row 6: P7, k1, p7.
Row 7: K6, p3, k6.
Row 8: P5, (k1, p1) twice, k1, p5.
Row 9: K4, (p1, k2) twice, p1, k4.
Row 10: P3, k1, p2, k3, p2, k1, p3.
Row 11: (K2, p1) twice, k1, p1, k1, (p1, k2) twice.
Row 12: P1, (k1, p2) 4 times, k1, p1.
Row 13: K3, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, k3.
Row 14: (P2, k1) twice, p1, k1, p1, (k1, p2) twice.
Row 15: K4, p1, k2, p1, k2, p1, k4.
Row 16: P3, k1, p2, k3, p2, k1, p3.
Row 17: K5, (p1, k1) twice, p1, k5.
Row 18: P4, (k1, p2) twice, k1, p4.
Row 19: K6, p3, k6.
Row 20: P5, (k1, p1) twice, k1, p5.
Row 21: K7, p1, k7.
Row 22: P6, k3. p6.
Row 23: K7, p1, k7.
Row 24: P7, k1, p7.
Rows 25 and 27: Knit.
Rows 26 and 28: Purl.
Row 29: K1, p13, k1.
Row 30: P1, k13, p1.

Diamonds (panel of 11 sts)
Row 1(RS): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K5, p1, k5.
Row 4: P4, k3, p4.
Row 5: K3, p5, k3.
Row 6: P2, k3, p1, k3, p2.
Row 7: K1, p3, k3, p3, k1.
Row 8: P2, k3, p1, k3, p2.
Row 9: K3, p5, k3.
Row 10: P4, k3, p4.
Row 11: K5, p1, k5.
Row 12: Purl.
Row 13: Knit.
Row 14: P1, k9, p1.
Row 15: K1, p9, k1.
Row 16: Purl.
Row 17: Knit.
Row 18: P5, k1, p5.
Row 19: K4, p3, k4.
Row 20: P3, k5, p3.
Row 21: K2, p3, k1, p3, k2.
Row 22: P1, k3, p3, k3, p1.
Row 23: K2, p3, k1, p3, k2.
Row 24: P3, k5, p3.
Row 25: K4, p3, k4.
Row 26: P5, k1, p5.
Row 27: Knit.
Row 28: Purl
Row 29: K1, p9, k1.
Row 30: P1, k9, p1.
Rep Rows 1-30 for Diamonds patt.

Baby Steps (panel of 8 sts)
Row 1 (RS): P2, k4, p2.
Row 2: K2, p4, k2.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: Knit.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Baby Steps patt.

BLANKET
CO 193 sts.

Border:
Work 7 rows in Seed st.

Body:
Row 1 (RS):
Beg with Row 1, work 5 sts Seed st, (15 sts in Tree of Life patt, 8 sts in Baby Steps patt, 11 sts in Diamonds patt, 8 sts in Baby Steps patt) 4 times, end 15 sts in Tree of Life patt, 5 sts Seed st.
Rows 2-30: Cont in est patts.
Rep Rows 1-30 of est patts 8 times more, then rep Rows 1-28.

Border:
Work 6 rows in Seed st.
BO in Seed st.

FINISHING
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.