Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Squares Baby Blanket

I love knitting baby blankets.

I hope you like this one - it's easy to knit, and a great gender-neutral design ! 

 

Squares Baby Blanket 


Squares Baby Blanket

Size:

There are a variety of sizes - see below 

Small Size:

Width:         ~        16.5”

Length:        ~        17”

You can change the size of your blanket by adding or reducing in multiples of 9 stitches (90 +/- multiples of 9)

 

Here are some suggestions ~

For a doll / small preemie baby blanket of 16.5”                    Cast on 90sts

For a preemie baby blanket of 18”                                         Cast on 99sts

For a newborn baby blanket of 21”                                        Cast on 117sts

For a newborn baby blanket of 24.5”                                     Cast on 135sts

For a baby blanket of around 28”                                          Cast on 153sts

 

Length ~ Make your blanket square, or a little longer than it’s width.

 

Tension:

22sts = 4” (10cm)

 

Requirements:

Around 90 - 100g of DK yarn for the smallest size, up to 350g for the biggest size 

4mm needles  

 

Instructions:

Cast on 90 stitches (or the number of stitches for the size you wish to knit as suggested above)

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 10 rows


Pattern:

1st Row:       Knit

2nd Row:      K6, (p6, k3) 9 times, p6, k6

Repeat the 1st and 2nd Rows 3 times more

Rows 9 - 14: Knit

Rows 1 – 14 form the pattern - repeat pattern rows (1 - 14) 9 times more ~ or until your blanket is the length you desire.

For bigger sizes ~ repeat until your blanket is square or a little longer than it’s width. Always end after completing a row 14.


Finish with a garter stitch border – knit 5 more rows

Cast off knit wise

Darn away ends

Squares Baby Blanket

 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

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