Time Required :
Over an hour
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lion brand® ice cream® big scoop® textured baby knit afghan

This sweet, stripey blanket is the bee’s knees! It’s made from Lion Brand® Ice Cream® Big Scoop yarn, so it’s terrifically soft, not bulky or stiff. And, the textured knit stitch in this pattern gives it a delightful look and feel – try it out for yourself!
Step 1
MEASUREMENTS: About 28" x 30" (71 x 76 cm)

GAUGE: 18 sts  = about 4" (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every st on every row). Please be sure to
check your gauge.
Yo (Yarn Over)
An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows:
   1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
   2. Take yarn to back, over the right hand needle. This creates the new st. You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.
   -  This afghan is worked in one piece.
   -  The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 1 - Lion Brand® Ice Cream® Big Scoop Yarn - Mint
   -  A circular needle is used to accommodate the number of sts. Work back and forth in rows on the circular needle, just as if working on straight needles.

Cast on 126 sts.
Beginning Border
Work in Garter st (knit every st on every row) for 5 rows.

Begin Texture Pattern

Row 1 (wrong side): K5, * yo, k next 3 sts, then pass the first of these 3 knit sts over the other 2 sts; repeat from * to last 4 sts, knit last 4 sts.

Rows 2 and 4: Knit.

Row 3: K4, * k next 3 sts, then pass the first of these 3 knit sts over the other 2 sts, yo; repeat from * to last 5 sts, knit last 5 sts.
Repeat Rows 1-4 until piece measures about 29" (73.5 cm) from beginning, end with a Row 4 as the last row you work.
Ending Border
Work in Garter st for 5 rows.
Bind off.
Weave in your ends, and trim away any excess yarn.
K = Knit
St(s) = Stitch(es)
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