Sunday, 21 June 2015

Willow ~ Preemie Baby Blanket

This little preemie baby blanket is so sweet and pretty  - 
......a great charity knitting project

Willow Preemie Baby Blanket
Willow Preemie Baby Blanket


Requirements ~



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
1st Row:       S1, knit to end
2nd Row:      S1, k4, *p4, k4, rep from * to last 9sts, p4, k5
Repeat the 1st and 2nd Rows twice more
7th Row:       S1, knit to end
8th Row:       S1, k4, *k4, p4, rep from * to last 9sts, k9
Repeat the 7th and 8th Rows twice more
Repeat the last 12 rows nine times
Repeat rows 1 - 6 one more time
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 eight stitches ...
........ for a Newborn Baby Blanket of 24 ½ “

cast on 134sts
........ for a Baby Blanket of 30
cast on 166sts


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  1. Looks comfy and cozy, perfect for babies. Thanks for sharing, beautiful indeed. Check out White + Warren for more cozy baby blanket and more.

  2. Thanks so much. I'm going to use this pattern to make little blankets to include in Memory Boxes presented to parents who have lost babies.