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caron® one pound™ brick stitch knit baby blanket

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2 - Caron® One Pound™ Yarn – Lilac and 1 - Caron® One Pound™ Yarn – White 

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 38" x 44"

GAUGE: 15 sts and 18 rows = 4" in stocking st
 

INSTRUCTIONS:
With A, cast on 130 sts. Do not join.
 
Working back and forth across needle in rows, knit 7 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS and inc 12 sts evenly across last row. 142 sts.
 
Proceed in Brick Pat as follows:

1st Row: (RS). With A, K4. *K1, wrapping yarn around needle twice. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1.

2nd Row: With B, P4. *Sl1P dropping extra loops. P3. Rep from * to last st. P1.

3rd Row: K4. *Sl1P. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1.

4th Row: K4. *yf. Sl1P. yb. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1.

5th Row: K2. *K1 wrapping yarn around needle twice. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K1 wrapping yarn around needle twice. K2.

6th Row: With A, P2. *Sl1P dropping extra loops. P3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. Sl1P dropping extra loops. P2.

7th Row: K2. *Sl1P. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. Sl1P. K2.

8th Row: K2. *yf. Sl1P. yb. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. yf. Sl1P. yb. K2. 
 
These 8 rows form Brick Pat, working 4 rows each with A and B throughout, and carrying color when not in use loosely up side of work.
 
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 43" , ending on a 4th row of Brick Pat. Break B.

Next Row: (RS). With A, knit, dec 12 sts evenly across. 130 sts. Knit 6 rows (garter st).
Cast off knitwise (WS). 
Step 2
Side edging: With RS facing and A, pick up and knit 149 sts evenly along side edge of Blanket. Knit 6 rows (garter st).
 
Cast off knitwise (WS).
 
Rep along opposite side edge. 
 

ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = Knit
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sl1P = Slip Next Stitch Purlwise
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
Yb = Bring yarn to back of work
Yf = Bring yarn to front of work
 
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10291326 
    $9.99
    • Color: White
    • Size: 16 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 16 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 16 oz
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 2
    Item # 10326487 
    $9.99
    • Color: Lilac
    • Size: 16 oz
    • Color: Lilac
    • Size: 16 oz
    • Color: Lilac
    • Size: 16 oz
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    Item # 10248710 
    $7.49
    • Size: 9
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