Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Danika Baby Blanket





Danika Baby Blanket

Requirements ~

DK (8ply) yarn

4.5mm needles

Tension ~

20sts = 4” (10cm)

Measurements ~

Width:        24"

Length:      adjustable

 

Pattern Instructions ~

Cast on 119 stitches

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 10 rows

11th Row:       S1, k5, * yrn, k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts; repeat from * to last 5sts, k5
12th Row:       S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
13th Row:      S1, k4, * k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts, yrn; repeat from * to last 6sts, k6
14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
Repeat the last 4 rows until the blanket measures the length desired
Complete 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 three stitches ...
 
........ for a Premature Baby Blanket of 17 “

cast on 86sts

 

........ for a Newborn Baby Blanket of 24 “

cast on 119sts

 

........ for a Baby Blanket of 30 “

cast on 151sts
 
 
 
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20 comments :

  1. This is beautiful. Thank you for the lovely pattern. I'll move it to the top of my 'to do' list. :)

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  2. Lovely, textured stitch. Does "yrn" mean "yarn over"?

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  3. Wonderful, Marianna, it's really pretty! ♥ Many thanks for sharing the pattern. Could you tell me how many yarn (approximately) would be needed for the different sizes? Thanks!
    Nata xxx

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  4. I totally and utterly love all your patterns - have knitted quite a few of them now! Still can't master bootees though for some reason!!! I would love you to do an adult pattern - I find your patterns so much easier than most to follow and would love to knit myself a jumper and so much prefer your "all in one" and "top down" methods as I am hopeless at picking up!!! Will you ever do any adult patterns do you think?!

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  5. Love the look of the Danika Baby Blanket, but am puzzled a bit by the pattern instructions. Using 151 cast on stitches for 30" blanket. Row 11 starts the row S1, K5 (Slip 1, Knit 5) and ends the row K5. But the pattern in between, which groups stitches in "3's" results in six stitches left in the row, not 5. Rows 12 - 14 all start with S1, K4 and ends K5. Should Row 11 start the same or am I missing something in translating the abbreviations? Thank you. Love this!

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    1. I am about to start this pattern using 151 cast on stitches. Did you ever get an answer to your question or figure it out? If so, I would love it if you could share, thanks so much

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    2. I THINK it's to offset the pattern holes...not sure...but if every row were the same, the holes might be ON TOP of each other instead of staggered?

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    3. Hi, you will need to cast on 152 stitches, not 151 (i.e. 33 extra stitches between these three sizes). That should work. Cheers

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  6. Love the look of the Danika Baby Blanket, but am puzzled a bit by the pattern instructions. Using 151 cast on stitches for 30" blanket. Row 11 starts the row S1, K5 (Slip 1, Knit 5) and ends the row K5. But the pattern in between, which groups stitches in "3's" results in six stitches left in the row, not 5. Rows 12 - 14 all start with S1, K4 and ends K5. Should Row 11 start the same or am I missing something in translating the abbreviations? Thank you. Love this!

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  7. I do not understand what Row 11 means starting after the *. What does yrn mean?

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    1. A. It means repeat from the * (and thus DO NOT include the first set of instructions...S1, knit 5...etc.
      B: YRN means Yarn Over...pretty simple YouTube videos...I hadda look it up, too. :)

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  8. Hi i looked up "yrn" online and it means yarn around the needle stitch. If you google "yrn" in knitting pattern" there are tutorials. However they are usually done between purl and purl or knit and purl stitches. So I don't exactly know how it applies to this pattern - but it apparently creates eyelet pattern.
    Hope his helps.

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  9. Yfwd, yfrn, yrn and yon all the same
    Yfwd, yfrn, yrn and yon




    Follow these steps to learn how to create an eyelet by winding the yarn around the needle between stitches.

    This technique is often used with decreasing techniques such as K2tog and sL1K, K1, psso and sL2togK, K2tog, psso.

    You can also use this in rows to create holes for passing cords and ribbons through, or in a repeating pattern.

    An eyelet can be formed between knit stitches, between a knit and a purl stitch or between purl stitches. It has a different name, depending on which type of stitch it lies between.

    When worked between 2 knit stitches it is called Yarn forward (yfwd)

    When worked between a knit then a purl stitch it is called Yarn forward and round needle (yfrn)

    When worked between a purl then a knit stitch it is called Yarn on needle (yon)

    When worked between 2 purl stitches it is called Yarn round needle (yrn).





    Follow these steps to learn how to create an eyelet by winding the yarn around the needle between stitches.

    This technique is often used with decreasing techniques such as K2tog and sL1K, K1, psso and sL2togK, K2tog, psso.

    You can also use this in rows to create holes for passing cords and ribbons through, or in a repeating pattern.

    An eyelet can be formed between knit stitches, between a knit and a purl stitch or between purl stitches. It has a different name, depending on which type of stitch it lies between.

    When worked between 2 knit stitches it is called Yarn forward (yfwd)

    When worked between a knit then a purl stitch it is called Yarn forward and round needle (yfrn)

    When worked between a purl then a knit stitch it is called Yarn on needle (yon)

    When worked between 2 purl stitches it is called Yarn round needle (yrn).

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    2. The number of stitches depends on the size you want the blanket to have.

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    3. 119 stitches is for a Newborn size, 151 is Baby, and 86 is Preemie size. I believe You can increase or decrease in multiples of 3, however.

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