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Additional Materials Circular needle size 13 (9 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
Bright Nursery Baby Throw
Lion Brand« Hometown USA®
10 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row).
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches. Work back and forth in rows as if knitting with straight needles.
BLANKET Cast on 5 sts.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: K3, yo, k2.
Row 3: K3, yo, k3.
Row 4: K3, yo, k to end of row.
Rep last row until you have 90 sts on needle.
Next (decrease) row: K2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k to end of row.
Rep last row until 5 sts remain. Bind off.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration
Bright Nursery Baby Throw Reviewed by Judith Rose on 2013-02-02
I absolutely LOVE this pattern and have knit it several times for friends. I sometimes knit a long i-cord to weave through the eyelets along the side, tying them into a a bow where they meet. Sometimes I buy contrasting ribbon to weave through the holes and then tie them in a bow. Sometimes I knit with a lighter weight white yarn and the main color (so I'm knitting with double strand). This lightens up the main color and gives a variegated effect. Again, I LOVE this very easy pattern.
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