Saturday, 11 March 2017

Gentle Breeze Baby Blanket



Gentle Breeze Baby Blanket
 
 
 
Gentle Breeze Baby Blanket
 
Requirements:
DK yarn (around 70g for the small size)
4mm needles

Sizes:
Premature Baby  ~ 14” wide
Baby ~ 28” wide

Instructions:
Cast on 81sts or 165sts
Border ~
Rows 1 – 6:         S1, knit to end
 
Now work in pattern ~
Row 1:                 S1, k4, * k2tog, k2, kfb, kfb, k3, s1, k1, psso, k1, repeat from * to last 4sts, k4
Row 2:                 S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
Repeat the last 2 rows twice more
Rows 7 – 10:    S1, knit to end
The last 10 rows form the pattern
 
Repeat these 10 rows until the blanket is the size required- finish after completing a 10th Row
 
Complete with a border ~
 
Knit 3 more rows
Cast off
Darn away ends 
 
You will find my matching Gentle Breeze Baby hat at ~
 
 
 

 
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13 comments :

  1. Nice blanket! love the pattern and the soft pink color.

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    1. Thank you Lisa - it is a pretty pattern stitch and surprisingly easy to knit :) x

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    2. Many thanks forswearing this pattern, I've begun knitting this blanket for a collection of Angel blankets for my local hospital xx

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  2. Lovely pattern, and looks easy to do--thanks!

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  3. Please - how many stitches to make it 36" wide? This is beautiful, but much smaller than I had hoped Jeannie

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    2. Each pattern repeat is 12 stitches equaling about 2", so to increase your blanket another 8" means that you should add 48 stitches.

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  4. I would like to knit this blanket but what does kfb stand for. thanks

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  5. I would like to knit this blanket but what does kfb stand for

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  6. I was wondering what kfb was as well

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    1. kfb is knit front and back loops of the stitch which provides 1 increased stitch.

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    2. Also, whenever you find a stitch abbreviation that you don't recognize, go to YouTube and you can usually find a video demonstrating that stitch. Here are a selection of videos for the kfb:

      https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=kfb+knitting+stitch

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  7. NOTE: There is an error on Row 2 of the pattern. It should read: "Sl, K3, purl to last 5 sts, k5

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