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Knit Soft Baby Blanket

Designed by Gloria Tracy




Knit Soft Baby Blanket
Perfectly sized for baby, this ultra-easy blanket is knit with a classic basket weave pattern in super-soft yarn to provide warmth and comfort. Makes a wonderful gift and is a perfect first project!

Skill Level: Beginner


    k-knit; p-purl; rep-repeat; sts-stitches


    One size: Approximately 36" (91 cm) square

Materials Needed:


    6 sts & 8 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Basket weave Pattern. Gauge is not critical for this project.

Pattern Note:

    If desired, place stitch markers between each pattern repeat to help keep track of stitch placement.


    Cast on 42 sts.
    Knit 4 rows.
    Begin Blanket Basket weave Pattern with garter stitch edges, as follows:
    Rows 1-4: K3, *k6, p6; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
    Rows 5-8: K3, *p6, k6; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
    Rep Rows 1-8 four more times for a total of 5 pattern row repeats.
    Knit 4 rows.
    Bind off loosely.


    Weave in ends.

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