Snuggly Lovie

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Snuggly Lovie

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Soft and cuddly knit blanket makes an easy baby shower gift. 


Single Size
Approx 41" [104 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $47.35

Step 1:

Select your options


  • Single Size

Approx 41" [104 cm] square.

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Lovie | Yellow, 49620Edit Color

Contrast B

Lovie | Blue, 49128Edit Color

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 36"

Size 11/8mm
The materials for this project cost $47.35


Beg = beginning

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P2tog = purl two stitches together

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions


Approx 41" [104 cm] square.


Lovie (85 g/3. oz;70 m/77 yds)
Contrast A Yellow (49620) 8
Contrast B Blue (49128) 2
Size U.S. 11 (8 mm) circular knitting needle 32" [81.5 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.


 12 sts and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.


 With B, cast on 108 sts. Do not  join.

Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:  Knit 9 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.

Next row:  (RS). K3. *M1. K7. Rep from * to end of row. 123 sts. Break B.


With A, proceed in pat as follows:

1st row:  (WS). Purl.

2nd row:  K1. K2tog. *(K1. yo. K1) all in next st. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Rep from * to last 4 sts. (K1. yo. K1) all in next st. ssk. K1. Rep last 2 rows for pat until work from beg measures 39" [99 cm], ending on a 2nd row. Break A.

Next row:  (WS). With B, P3. *P2tog. P6. Rep from * to end of row. 108 sts. 

Knit 9 rows (garter st).

Cast off knitwise (WS).


Side edging:  With RS facing and B, pick up and knit 121 sts evenly along side edge of Blanket.

Knit 8 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS).

Rep across opposite side edge.