Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
separator
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
separator
New Catalog
separator
Shop
separator
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
separator
Free Catalog
separator
Patterns
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
separator
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
separator
Find a Store
post code:
country:
within:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
Home : Patterns : Geometric Baby Afghan
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Geometric Baby Afghan

Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern #: 1311AD
Rating: ***** (based on 1 review)
Most current review /
Write a review

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

30 x 40inches



CORRECTIONS: (applied Jul 20, 2005)
Rnd 4 should begin:  "*K 4, ..." (not "*K 1").
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
  Add to Notes and Favs
Save
     Send to a friend
Email
  Pattern Help
Help
  Print
Print
  Download
Download
 
Image of Geometric Baby Afghan

This spectacular baby blanket is made with 12 small squares, is fun to knit and makes an impressive gift.

  Zoom
Zoom
  For Text-to-Speech Browsers
No Images
Brailler Input Format - Duxbury and others
Braillers
Tweet this
Tweet!

    Pin It

Pin It
 

 

Color (A)
Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-157: Babysoft® Yarn: Pastel Yellow
Click here for larger swatch

Color (B)
Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-156: Babysoft® Yarn:  Pastel Green
Click here for larger swatch

Color (C)
Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-106: Babysoft® Yarn:  Pastel Blue
Click here for larger swatch

Color (D)
Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-101: Babysoft® Yarn:  Pastel Pink
Click here for larger swatch

Color (E)
Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-144: Babysoft® Yarn: Lilac  DISCONTINUED
Click here for larger swatch

Color (F)
Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-100: Babysoft® Yarn:  White
Click here for larger swatch
To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Babysoft®
White Pastel Pink Pastel Blue Bluebell Creamsicle Lavender Pastel Green Pastel Yellow
Lemon Drop Lemonade Sweet Pea Pistachio White Pompadour Baby Pink Pompadour Pastel Print Circus Print
Parfait Print Lilac Pompadour Twinkle Print
*Baby Soft (Article #920) is a Medium sportweight yarn, 60% acrylic, 40% polyamid. Solids are packaged in 5 oz/141g (459 yd/420m) balls, prints in 4 oz/113g (367 yd/336m) balls.

You can also buy materials separately
 
MATERIALS
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  920-157 Babysoft® Yarn: Pastel Yellow
   ball
 
Note: A
•  920-156 Babysoft® Yarn: Pastel Green
   ball
 
Note: B
•  920-106 Babysoft® Yarn: Pastel Blue
   ball
 
Note: C
•  920-101 Babysoft® Yarn: Pastel Pink
   ball
 
Note: D
•  920-144 Babysoft® Yarn: Lilac DISCONTINUED
   ball
 
Not available, sorry!
Select a different color or click for yarn substitutions
Note: E
•  920-100 Babysoft® Yarn: White
   ball
 
Note: F
Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 5   $  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $  
Additional Materials
Size 5 (3.75 mm) – 16 inches and 36inches circular needles
 

Geometric Baby Afghan

Lion Brand® Babysoft®

GAUGE:

24 sts + 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stockinette St (k every rnd). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle. Work this new stitch through the back loop.


SQUARE PATTERN (make 12)


Beg at center with A, cast on 8 sts. Divide evenly with 2 sts on each of 4 dpns. Join, being careful not to twist, and k 1 rnd.
Rnd 2 *K: 2, M1; rep from * on each needle – 12 sts.
Rnd 3 *K: 3, M1; rep from * on each needle – 16 sts.
Rnd 4 *K: 4, M1; rep from * on each needle – 20 sts.
Rnd 5 *P: 5, M1; rep from * on each needle – 24 sts.
Rnds 6 – 8: Continue in this manner, p one stitch more before the M1 at end of each needle as above until there are 36 sts.
Rnds 9 – 12: With B, k one stitch more before the M1 at end of each needle as above – 52 sts.
Rnds 13 – 16: P one st more before the M1 at end of each needle as above – 68 sts.
Change to circular needle, as needed and mark for beg of rnd and incs. Continue to work, 8 rnds (4 rnds k as above, 4 rnds p as above) of each color, in the following color sequence: C, D, and E; then with F, k 4 rnds as above and p 2 rnds as above. Bind off as if to purl, AND AT SAME TIME, mark every 47th st for ease in sewing seams.


FINISHNG


Sew together 3 across by 4 down.

BORDER


With A and longer circular needle, pick up 1 st in every stitch and mark each corner of afghan for inc. Work in rnds of Garter St (K 1 rnd; P 1 rnd), inc as above in each corner for 9 rnds; change to B and work 2 rnds; change to F and work 2 rnds. Bind off.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ***** (based on 1 review)
Have you made this pattern?
Write your own review Send us a photo
 
Reviewed by Sara Lindstrom on 2012-06-01 *****
The squares are very manageable and you have a whole blanket before you know it. I love that it looks like a handmade quilt.


When you are in New York City, visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio at 34 W. 15th Street for a one-of-a-kind yarn lover's experience. For more information, visit the website, LionBrandYarnStudio.com
separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font