Diagonal Stripe Baby Blanket
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Diagonal Stripe Baby Blanket

Knit this beautiful baby blanket using Cuddly yarn. Pretty garter stitch stripes grow quickly from corner to corner.

Courtesy of Loops and Threads®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops and Threads® Cuddly™ (3.5 oz/100 g ; 85 yds/78 m)
  • Contrast A: 5 balls of #03186 (Soft Lilac)
  • Contrast B: 4 balls of #03420 (Pale Pink)
  • Size U.S. 15 (10 mm) circular knitting needle 36" (90 cm) long or size needed to obtain gauge.
 

Project Instructions

Finished Size

Approx 36" (91.5 cm) square.


Gauge

8 sts and 15 rows = 4" (10 cm) in garter st.

 

Instructions

Stripe Pat

With A: 40 rows.

With B: 40 rows.

With A: 40 rows.

With B: 40 rows.

With A: 40 rows.

These 200 rows form Stripe Pat.

 

Blanket

With A, cast on 2 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:

1st row: (RS). (Inc 1 st in next st) twice. 4 sts.

2nd row: Knit.

3rd row: K2. yo. Knit to end of row.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row to

102 sts on needle.

Next row: K1. K2tog. yo. K2tog. Knit to end of row.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row to 5 sts on needle.

Next row: K1. K2tog. yo. K2tog. 4 sts.

Next row: Knit.

Next row: (K2tog) twice. 2 sts.

Cast off.

 

Abbreviations

approx = approximate(ly).

cont = continue(ity).

inc 1 = increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

k = knit.

k2tog = knit next

2 stitches together.

pat = pattern.

rep = repeat.

rs = right side.

st(s) = stitch(es).

yo = yarn over.

 

Tips

Eyelet details at sides are worked with yarn over (yo) stitches.