Purls and Knit

Musings from an Environmental Engineer who tends to be full of knit.

Baby Blanket March 20, 2009

Filed under: Fiber Working,Knitting Projects — knitbee @ 12:53 am

I was asked to make a baby blanket for the same cousin that I made the booties and mittens for.

The pattern I used was a simple dish cloth patter that I just used with size 13 needles and chunky yarn. It is just a garter stitch with a simple increase on the second stitch of each row, with a decrease to make symmetrical on the descending side. I used a yarn over  as my increase  and for the decrease to keep my pattern I used a knit two together-yarn over-knit two together at the beginning of each decrease row.

It turned out super soft and only took about an hour to complete. I decided to make this a “snuggle blanket” instead of a blanket to actually cover up with. I liked this idea for a couple of reasons, first because I ran out of yarn and didnt want to go buy more, secondly, because kids love to carry stuff around and this is pretty portable.

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One Response to “Baby Blanket”

  1. Heather Says:

    This will be awesome. You know Grant has his “baby turtle” blanket that his aunt made for him when he was a baby. Now the new little bean will have one too! Great Job!!!


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