Irish Eyes Baby Blanket

Home | Caron | Patterns | Irish Eyes Baby Blanket
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Pinterest Email this page Print this page

Irish Eyes Baby Blanket

designed by Brenda Lewis
Free Pattern
0
No votes yet
Rate this pattern

Elegant and simple. A baby blanket for both boys and girls. 

Size

Single Size
Approx. 40"/101.5cm x 40"/101.5cm
Download Pattern
Help

Customize your kit

The materials for this project cost $44.14

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx. 40"/101.5cm x 40"/101.5cm

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Off White, 9702Edit Color
$25.74

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needle 29"

Size 11/8mm
$11.75

Jumbo Stitch Marker Rings

20/Pkg
$5.25

Steel Yarn Needles

Size 16 2/Pkg
$1.40
The materials for this project cost $44.14

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx. 40"/101.5cm x 40"/101.5cm

MATERIALS

Irish Blanket
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Off White (9702) 6
One circular size US 8 (5mm) needle, 29"/73.5cm long Cable needle (cn) Stitch markers Yarn needle

GAUGE

In cable patterns, 22 sts = 4"/10cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cable Panel A (over 40 sts)

Row 1 (RS): P3, *C4F, [k2, p3] twice; repeat from * once, C4F, k2, p3.

Row 2: K3, *(p6, k3, p2, k3) 2 times, p6, k3.

Row 3: P3, *k2, C4B, p3, C2F, p3; repeat from * once, k2, C4B, p3.

Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

Repeat Rows 1–4 for Cable Panel A.

Cable Panel B (over 48 sts)

Row 1 (RS): [C4F, C4B] 6 times.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Purl.

Row 5: [C4B, C4F] 6 times.

Rows 6–8: Repeat Rows 2–4.

Repeat Rows 1–8 for Cable Panel B.

 

NOTES

1. Blanket contains five panels:  3 of Cable Panel A (40 sts) and 2 of Cable Panel B (48 sts), with 5 border sts at each edge, for a total of 226 sts in each row.  Panels alternate:  A, B, A, B, A.

2. Markers are used to separate the borders and cable patterns. Slip markers as you come to them.

 

BLANKET

CO 226 sts.

Border 

Row 1 (RS): K5, place marker (pm), *k1, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, pm , k5.

Row 2:  P1, [k1, p1] twice, sl marker (sm), *k1, p1; repeat from * to marker, sm, p1, [k1, p1] twice.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until border measures 1"/2.5cm, ending with a WS row.

 

Body Pattern

Row 1 (Set Up): K5, sm, [work Row 1 of Cable Panel A, pm, work Row 1 of Cable Panel B, pm] twice, work Row 1 of Cable Panel A, sm, k5.

Row 2 and all WS rows: P1, [k1, p1] twice, sm, [work Row 2 of Cable Panel A, sm, work Row 2 of Cable Panel B, sm} twice, work Row 2 of Cable Panel A, sm, p1, [k1, p1] twice.

Row 3:  K5, sm, [work Row 3 of Cable Panel A, sm, work Row 3 of Cable Panel B, sm] twice, work Row 3 of Cable Panel A, sm, k5.

Row 5: K5, sm, [work Row 1 of Cable Panel A, pm, work Row 5 of Cable Panel B, pm] twice, work Row 1 of Cable Panel A, sm, k5.

Row 7: Repeat Row 3.

Row 8: Repeat Row 2.

Repeat Rows 1–8, slipping markers as you come to them, until blanket measures approximately 39"/99cm from beg, ending with Row 8. 

Border:

Work border same as beginning border. 

BO loosely. 

 

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in yarn ends.