Staggered Squares Blanket

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Staggered Squares Blanket

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Staggered squares create a lacy effect in this darling baby blanket knit in Bernat Baby Sport. Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 35 ins [89 cm] square.
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  • Single Size

Approx 35 ins [89 cm] square.

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Main Color (MC)

Baby Sport | Popsicle Blue, 21730Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
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The materials for this project cost $19.48

Abbreviations

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)

yrn = yarn round needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 35 ins [89 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Bernat Baby Sport (350 g/12.3 oz;1148 m/1256 yds)
Main Color (MC) Popsicle Blue (21730) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

18 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 133 sts. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Work 7 rows in garter st (knit every row), noting 1st row is WS and inc 8 sts evenly across last row. 141 sts.
1st row: (RS). K5. P1. *K4. K2tog. K3. yrn. P1. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
2nd row: K6. *P5. K5. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
3rd row: K5. P1. *K4. K2tog. K2. yfwd. K1. P1. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: K5. P1. *K4. K2tog. K1. yfwd. K2. P1. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
6th row: As 2nd row.
7th row: K5. P1. *K4. K2tog. yfwd. K3. P1. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
8th row: As 2nd row.
9th row: K5. P1. *yon. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. P1. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
10th row: K10. *P5. K5. Rep from * to last 11 sts. P5. K6.
11th row: K5. *P1. K1. yfwd. K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P1. K5.
12th row: As 10th row.
13th row: K5. *P1. K2. yfwd. K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P1. K5.
14th row: As 10th row.
15th row: K5. *P1. K3. yfwd. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P1. K5.
16th row: As 10th row.
Rep last 16 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 34 ins [86.5 cm], ending on a 16th row of pat.
Next row: Knit, dec 8 sts evenly across. 133 sts.
Work a further 6 rows in garter st. Cast off knitwise (WS).