Sunday, 15 January 2017

'Little Surprise' Baby Blanket


You love my 'Little Surprise' Baby Hat!

So here, as promised, is the matching baby blanket.  So sweet!

 
'Little Surprise' Baby Blanket



LITTLE SURPRISE’ BABY BLANKET

 

For a Newborn Baby Blanket of 24 “


Cast on 104 stitches

 

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 10 rows

 

11th Row:     S1, k5, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 8sts, p2, k6

12th Row:     S1, k5, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 8sts, k8

13th Row:     S1, k5, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 8sts, p2, k6

14th Row:     S1, k5, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 8sts, k8

 
Repeat the last 4 rows until the blanket measures 24” or the length desired

 
Complete with a garter stitch border – knit 11 rows

 
Cast off knitwise

 
Darn away ends


 
You will find my matching baby hat at ~
 
 
 
 
For an Angel / Micro-Preemie Baby Blanket of 13“

Cast on 55 stitches
 
Start with a garter stitch border - knit 6 rows
 
7th Row:       S1, k3, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 6sts, p2, k4
8th Row:       S1, k3, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 6sts, k6
9th Row:       S1, k3, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 6sts, p2, k4
10th Row:     S1, k3, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 6sts, k6
 
Repeat the last 4 rows until the blanket measures 14” or the length desired
Complete with a garter stitch border – knit 6 rows
 
Cast off knitwise
Darn away ends

  
 
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Saturday, 14 January 2017

'Little Surprise' Hat


I love this little hat - such a pretty stitch pattern
 
and you will find a 'little surprise' as you knit it :)


'Little Surprise' Baby Hat
 
I am not sharing the surprise right now !   Why not find it for yourself ?
 
 

‘LITTLE SURPRISE’ BABY HAT

DK yarn (8ply)

4mm needles

Angel Baby

 
Cast on 25sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 4 times more

23rd Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

24th Row:     P2tog, all across row, k1                                         

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

 (For a smaller size - repeat the pattern rows 3 times instead of 4.)

 

Small  Premature Baby  7″ circumference,  3½“ high

 
Cast on 31sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 5 times more

27th Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

28th Row:     P2tog, all across row, k1                                         

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

 
 

Medium Premature Baby  9″ circumference,  4½“ high

 
Cast on 37sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 7 times more

35th Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

36th Row:     S1, * p2tog all across row

37th Row:     K2tog all across row, to last st, k1                                                        

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

 

Large  Premature Baby  11″ circumference,  5½“ high

 
Cast on 43sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 9 times more

43rd Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

44th Row:     P2tog across row, k1       

45th Row:     K2tog across row                                

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

 
 

Small Newborn Baby  12″ circumference,  6“ high
 

Cast on 49sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 10 times more

47th Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

48th Row:     P2tog across row, k1       

49th Row:     K2tog across row                                

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

 
 
 

Newborn Baby  13″ circumference,  6½“ high
 

Cast on 55sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 11 times more

51st Row:      S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

52nd Row:     P2tog across row, k1

53rd Row:     K2tog across row                                          

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.
 
 
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.
 
 




Saturday, 7 January 2017

Welcome to the World Baby Blanket

I started this new baby blanket last night ......... and I already know that I will love how it is going to turn out when it is completed.
 
I decided to share it with you all now - even though it is not finished!
 
 
This is the premature baby size.
 

 
 
It is growing ........ :)
 
 
Welcome to the World Baby Blanket
Requirements ~
100g ball of DK (8ply) yarn
4mm needles
 
Tension ~
22sts = 4” (10cm)
 
Measurements ~
Width:        16" (41cm)
Length:      adjustable ......... I made mine 18" (46cm)
 
 
Pattern Instructions ~
Cast on 86 stitches
Start with a garter stitch border - knit 10 rows
Pattern:
1st Row:       S1, k4, * k4, p2, rep from * to last 9sts, k9
2nd Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more
9th Row:        S1, k5, *p2, k4, rep from * to last 2sts, k2
10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more
Repeat the last 16 rows until you are happy with the length of the blanket (around 17”)
Finish with a garter stitch border – knit 11 rows
Cast off knit wise
Darn away ends
 
If you would like to make this baby blanket smaller or bigger ~
Then reduce or add in multiples of six stitches

........ for a Newborn Baby Blanket of 25 ½ “
cast on 140sts
 
........ for a Baby Blanket of 30 “
cast on 164sts
 


I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.

 


Monday, 2 January 2017

Ribbed Vest Top


Ribbed Baby Vest Top


Baby's Ribbed Vest Top

 

Size:    To fit a newborn baby             Width – 16”                 Length – 9“

Requirements:             DK yarn ~ around 40g            4mm needles              2 buttons

 

The Front

Cast on 44sts 

1st Row:           S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

2nd Row:          S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more

9th Row:           S1, knit to end

10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 11 times more

33rd Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

34th Row:         S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

Continue in rib ~

Cast off 4sts at the beg of the next 2 rows                 (36sts)

41st Row:       S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

42nd Row:        S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

51st Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

52nd Row:  (wrong side)  S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1, cast off 12sts, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Continue on the first front strap (12sts) –

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 5 times more

13th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

Rejoin yarn to the second front strap (12sts) 

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 5 times more

13th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

 

 
The Back

Cast on 44sts 

1st Row:           S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

2nd Row:          S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more

9th Row:           S1, knit to end

10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 11 times more

33rd Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

34th Row:         S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

Continue in rib ~

Cast off 4sts at the beg of the next 2 rows                 (36sts)

41st Row:       S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

42nd Row:        S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 10 times more

63rd Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

64th Row:  (wrong side)  S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1, cast off 12sts, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Continue on the first back strap (12sts) –

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more

9th Row:           S1, k2, p2, cast off 2sts, p1, k3         

10th Row:         S1, p2, k2, cast on 2sts, k2, p2, k1

11th Row:         S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

12th Row:         S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

13th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

 
Rejoin yarn to the second back strap (12sts) 

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more

9th Row:           S1, k2, p2, cast off 2sts, p1, k3         

10th Row:         S1, p2, k2, cast on 2sts, k2, p2, k1

11th Row:         S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

12th Row:         S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

13th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

 

Join the side seams 

Darn away ends  

Sew on 2 buttons

  

Ribbed Baby Vest Top - Newborn
 

Baby's Ribbed Vest Top

 
Size:    To fit a baby of around 9months                     Width – 19”                 Length – 11”

 
Requirements:             DK yarn ~ around 70g            4mm needles              2 buttons

 


The Front

Cast on 52sts 

1st Row:           S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

2nd Row:          S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 13 times more

39th Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

40th Row:         S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows three more

Continue in rib ~

Cast off 4sts at the beg of the next 2 rows                 (44sts)

49th Row:      S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

50th Row:         S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

63rd Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

64th Row:  (wrong side)  S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1, cast off 20sts, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Continue on the first front strap (12sts) –

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

15th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

Rejoin yarn to the second front strap (12sts) 

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

15th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

 

 

The Back

Cast on 52sts 

1st Row:           S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

2nd Row:          S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 13 times more

39th Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

40th Row:         S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows three more

Continue in rib ~

Cast off 4sts at the beg of the next 2 rows                 (44sts)

49th Row:      S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

50th Row:         S1, *p2, k2, rep from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

63rd Row:         S1, *k2, p2, rep from * to last 3sts, k3

64th Row:  (wrong side)  S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1, cast off 20sts, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1


Continue on the first back strap (12sts) –

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

11th Row:         S1, k2, p2, cast off 2sts, p1, k3         

12th Row:         S1, p2, k2, cast on 2sts, k2, p2, k1

13th Row:         S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

14th Row:         S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows once more

17th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

 
Rejoin yarn to the second back strap (12sts) 

1st Row:           S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

2nd Row:          S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

11th Row:         S1, k2, p2, cast off 2sts, p1, k3         

12th Row:         S1, p2, k2, cast on 2sts, k2, p2, k1

13th Row:         S1, k2, p2, k2, p2, k3 

14th Row:         S1, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows once more

17th Row:         S1, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, p2tog, k2tog, k1

Cast off in rib

 

Join the side seams 

Darn away ends  

Sew on 2 buttons

 
You will find my matching hat at ~
 
 
 

 

I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.