Little Boy Blue Baby Blanket

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Little Boy Blue Baby Blanket

designed by Marlaine DesChamps
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Size

Single Size
34”/86.5cm wide x 44”/112cm long
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The materials for this project cost $24.61

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
34”/86.5cm wide x 44”/112cm long

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Soft Blue, 9712Edit Color
$17.16

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Bulky Cablestitch Holder

6-1/2" 1/Pkg
$2.10

Steel Yarn Needles

Size 16 2/Pkg
$1.40
The materials for this project cost $24.61

Abbreviations

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C6B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

C6F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
34”/86.5cm wide x 44”/112cm long

MATERIALS

Baby Blanket
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Soft Blue (9712) 4
One circular size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) needle, 29”/73.5cm long or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle (cn). Yarn needle

GAUGE

In Seed stitch, 18 sts and 22 rows = 4”/10cm

INSTRUCTIONS

 

STITCHES USED

Garter stitch:

Knit every row.

Seed stitch:

Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from *.

Row 2: P the k sts, k the p sts as they face you.

Repeat Row 2 for Seed Stitch.

 

SPECIAL TERMS

Kfb: Knit in front and back of next st.

C4B: Slip next 2 sts to a cable needle (cn), hold in back of work, knit next 2 sts, knit 2 sts from cn.

C4F: Slip next 2 sts to a cable needle (cn), hold in front of work, knit next 2 sts, knit 2 sts from cn.

C6B: Slip next 3 sts to a cable needle (cn), hold in back of work, knit next 3 sts, knit 3 sts from cn.

C6F: Slip next 3 sts to a cable needle (cn), hold in front of work, knit next 3 sts, knit 3 sts from cn.

 

BLANKET

CO 145 sts loosely. Do not join; knit back and forth in rows.

 

Bottom Border:

Rows 1–5: Knit.

Row 6: K13, (k4, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k13) 4 times, k4--161 sts.

 

Body:

Rows 1 and 5: K5, *(p1, k1) 4 times, k1, p2, k4, p2, k9, p2, k4, p2, k2; rep from * 3 times more, (p1, k1) 4 times, k4.

Rows 2, 4, 6, and 8: K5, *(p1, k1) 4 times, p1, k2, p4, k2, p9, k2, p4, k2, p1, k1; rep from * 3 times more, (p1, k1) 4 times, k4.

Row 3: K5, *(p1, k1) 4 times, k1, p2, C4B, p2, C6B, k3, p2, C4F, p2, k2; rep from * 3 times more, (p1, k1) 4 times, k4.

Row 7: K5, *(p1, k1) 4 times, k1, p2, C4B, p2, k3, C6F, p2, C4F, p2, k2; rep from * 3 times more, (p1, k1) 4 times, k4.

Repeat Rows 1-8 for patt until piece measures approximately 43” from CO edge, ending with patt Row 8.

 

Top Border:

Row 1: K13, (k4, k2 tog, k5, k2 tog, k1, k2 tog, k5, k2 tog, k13) 4 times, k4--145 sts.

Rows 2–6: Knit.

BO all sts in knit.

 

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in all loose ends.

Block if necessary, being careful not to stretch out cables.