Gradient Garter Baby Blanket

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Gradient Garter Baby Blanket

designed by Darlene Dale
Free Pattern
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A lovely, simple, pastel baby blanket to add a little pop of color to any room in your home. 

Size

Single Size
Approx 36 ½”/92.5cm x 42 ½”/108cm
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The materials for this project cost $56.51

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx 36 ½”/92.5cm x 42 ½”/108cm

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | White, 9701Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Soft Pink, 9719Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Orchid, 9717Edit Color
$8.58

Contract D

Simply Soft | Soft Blue, 9712Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast E

Simply Soft | Pistachio, 0003Edit Color
$8.58

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 13/9mm
$11.25

Jumbo Stitch Marker Rings

20/Pkg
$5.25

Steel Yarn Needles

Size 16 2/Pkg
$1.40
The materials for this project cost $56.51

Abbreviations

Garter Stitch = Knit all rows when working back and forth; knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd when working in the rnd

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx 36 ½”/92.5cm x 42 ½”/108cm

MATERIALS

Baby Blanket
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A White (9701) 1
Contrast B Soft Pink (9719) 2
Contrast C Orchid (9717) 2
Contract D Sift Blue (9712) 2
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast E Pistachio (0003) 2
Yarn is used doubled. There is no RS or WS therefore the Blanket is reversible. There will be ample yarn left of the B, C, D and E colors to make the blanket longer.

GAUGE

In Garter st, 12 sts and 20 rows = 4"/10cm

INSTRUCTIONS

 

STITCHES USED
Garter stitch:
Knit every row (2 rows = 1 ridge).

 

BLANKET
With double strand of A, CO 110 sts. 
Work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of A and attach 1 strand of B. 
Work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of A and attach 1 more strand of B. 
With 2 strands of B, work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of B and attach 1 strand of C.
Work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of B and attach 1 more strand of C.
With 2 strands of C, work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of C and attach 1 strand of D.
Work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of D and attach 1 more strand of D.
With 2 strands of D, work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of D and attach 1 strand of E.
Work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges).

Drop 1 strand of D and attach another strand of E.
With 2 strands of E, work in Garter st for 22 rows (11 ridges). 
BO all sts.

 

FINISHING 
Weave in all ends and block if necessary.