*Jiffy, Article #450 is a
light bulky weight yarn, 100% acrylic, that comes in 2.5 oz./70g (115 yd/103m) balls for
multi-colors & Heather Blue or 3 oz./85g (135 yd/123m) balls for all other colors
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Sweet and Soft Baby Throw
Lion Brand® Jiffy®
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every row).
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches. Work back and forth in rows as if knitting on straight needles.
BLANKET Cast on 5 sts.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: K3, yo, k2 – 6 sts at the end of this row.
Row 3: K3, yo, k3 – 7 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: K3, yo, k to end of row – 8 sts at the end of this row.
Rep last row until you have 150 sts.
Next Row (Decrease Row): K2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k to end of row – 149 sts at the end of this row.
Rep last row until 5 sts remain. Bind off.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration
Good for practicing continental style knitting. Reviewed by Pamela Manning on 2013-11-09
I would call myself an advanced beginner. I am an "American" style knitter and I'm using this pattern to practice "Continental" technique. The biggest problem I have with adjusting from American to Continental is keeping my tension even. Because this pattern is garter stitch throughout, my slight unevenness is well hidden as I improve and the blanket is coming out beautifully.
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