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Home : Patterns : Basketweave Baby Blanket
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Basketweave Baby Blanket

Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern #: 50073AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 28 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
32 x 40 in. (81.5 x 101.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This blanket's basketweave pattern creates a beautiful checkerboard texture.
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Babysoft®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 920-106: Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Blue
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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 Twinkle Print
*Babysoft (Article #920). Solids and Prints: 60% Acrylic, 40% Polyamid
Pomps: 62% Acrylic, 27% Nylon, 11% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5 oz/141g; 459 yd/420m balls,
Prints and Pomps: 4 oz/113g; 367 yd/335m balls.

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  920-106 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Blue
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$ 25.96  
Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles   $ 11.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Basketweave Baby Blanket

Lion Brand® Babysoft®

GAUGE:

13 1/2 sts + 18 1/2 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Pattern, with 2 strands of yarn held together. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

1. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
2. Blanket is worked with 2 strands of yarn held together throughout.

BLANKET
With 2 strands held tog, cast on 134 sts.
Rows 1-16: Knit.
Row 17: Knit 12, *purl 10, knit 10; repeat from * 4 more times, purl 10, knit 12.
Row 18: Knit 12, *knit 10, purl 10; repeat from * 4 more times, knit 22.
Rows 19-28: Repeat Rows 17-18.
Row 29: Knit 12, *knit 10, purl 10; repeat from * 4 more times, knit 22.
Row 30: Knit 12, *purl 10, knit 10; repeat from * 4 more times, purl 10, knit 12.
Rows 31-40: Repeat Rows 29 and 30.
Rows 41-148: Repeat Rows 17-40 four more times, then repeat Rows 17-28 once more.
Rows 149-164: Knit.
Bind off all sts.


 


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


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 28 reviews)
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Basketweave Baby Blanket Reviewed by Erin Lawrence on 2013-10-16 *****
This is my go-to pattern for baby shower gifts. I even entered the first one I ever made into our local fair and won 2nd place! Moms-to-be always ooh and ahh over this blanket when they open it. I've also added to it and made it in an adult size too.


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