Baseball Blanket

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Baseball Blanket

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Checkerboard blanket with extra texture to keep your little-leaguer interested. Shown in Bernat Baby Coordinates.

Single Size
Approx 36 ins [91.5 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $45.34

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Size:

  • Single Size
Measurement:
Approx 36 ins [91.5 cm] square.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Baby Coordinates | Natural, 48008Edit Color
$14.97

Contrast B

Baby Coordinates | Blue Bon Bon, 48131Edit Color
$14.97

Bernat Pattern Book:

It's a Boy! | It's A Boy, 530208Edit Version
$4.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 40"

Size 7/4.5mm
$6.50
The materials for this project cost $45.34

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

K1below = knit into next stitch 1 row below

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurement:
Approx 36 ins [91.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Blanket
Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;355 m/388 yds)
Contrast A Natural (48008) 3
Contrast B Blue Bon Bon (48131) 3

GAUGE

21 sts and 29 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Strip I (make 3).
With pair of needles and A, cast on 31 sts.
**1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K1below. *P1. K1below. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of Shaker Rib Pat for 6 ins [15 cm], ending with a WS row. Break A.
With B, work 6 ins [15 cm] in stocking st, ending with a purl row. Break B.**
Rep from ** to ** twice more. With B, cast off.
Strip II (make 3).
With pair of needles and B, cast on 31 sts.
***Work 6 ins [15 cm] in stocking st, ending with a purl row. Break B.
Join A and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K1below. *P1. K1below. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of Shaker Rib Pat for 6 ins [15 cm], ending with a WS row. Break A.***
Rep from *** to *** twice more. With A, cast off.
Finishing
Sew Strips tog, alternating Strip I and Strip II.
Top and bottom edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and B, pick up and knit 180 sts across top edge of Blanket.
****Knit 3 rows.
With A, knit 2 rows.
With B, knit 3 rows.
Cast off knitwise (WS). ****
Rep for bottom edge.
Side edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and B, pick up and knit 190 sts across side edge of Blanket.
Rep from **** to **** as given above.
Rep for other side.