Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
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loops & threads® barcelona™ dulce knit mitered baby blanket

Step 1
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Width = 34" and Length = 42"

GAUGE: 13 sts x 25 rows = 4" in garter stitch; save time and check your gauge
 
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 3 - Loops & Threads® Barcelona™ Dulce Yarn – Stream
 
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SPECIAL STITCHES:
Mitered Square
 
Start with 50 sts with a marker in the center.

Row 1 (WS): Knit.

Row 2 (RS): Knit to 2 sts before the marker, ssk, slip marker, k2tog, knit to end – 2 sts decreased.
 
Repeat Rows 1-2, 23 more times – 2 sts remain.
 
Repeat Row 1 once more.
 
Cut yarn and thread through remaining 2 sts to fasten off.
 

PATTERN NOTE: Download Schematic (Project # 84495) from Michaels.com as a guide for placement of Mitered Squares.
 

INSTRUCTIONS:
Square 1: Cast on 25 sts, place marker, cast on 25 sts -50 sts. Work Mitered Square.

Squares 2-4: Cast on 25 sts, place marker, pick up and knit 25 sts along previous square from cast-on edge to point – 50 sts. Work Mitered Square.

Square 5: Pick up and knit 25 sts along top of Square 1 from point to cast-on edge, place marker, cast on 25 sts – 50 sts. Work Mitered Square.

Squares 6-8: Pick up and knit 25 sts along top of next square on Row 1, place marker, pick up and knit 25 sts along previous square from cast-on edge to point – 50 sts. Work Mitered Square.

Squares 9-12: Work as for Squares 5-8, working onto 2nd row of Squares.

Squares 13-16: Work as for Squares 5-8, working onto 3rd row of Squares.

Squares 17-20: Work as for Squares 5-8, working onto 4th row of Squares. 
Step 2
Top & Bottom Border: Pick up and knit 100 sts along bottom edge of Blanket. Knit 5 rows Bind off all sts. Repeat along top edge of Blanket.
 
Side Borders: Pick up and knit 131 sts along side of Blanket.
 
Rows 1-5: Slip 1 st with yarn in front, knit to end of row. Bind off. Repeat on opposite side of Blanket.
 
 
Finishing: Weave in ends. 
 

ABBREVIATIONS:
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (1 st dec’d)
RS = Right Side
Ssk = Slip Slip Knit (1 st dec’d)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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