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Free Knitting Pattern: Treasured Heirloom Baby Blanket

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Lion Brand« LB Collection« Cashmere
Pattern #: 90485
Rating: *****4.4 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)

SIZE: One Size
About 27 x 27 in. (68.5 x 68.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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LB Collection« Cashmere

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LB Collection« Cashmere
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*LB Collection Cashmere (Article #483). 100% Cashmere; package size: 0.88oz/25.00 gr. (82yds/75m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  483-098 LB Collection Cashmere Yarn: Natural
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$ 102.00  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Circular knitting needles size 8 (5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
 

Treasured Heirloom Baby Blanket

Lion Brand« LB Collection« Cashmere

GAUGE:

17 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). 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 in one piece from corner to corner, alternating Garter and Lace Panels.
3. First half of Blanket is shaped by increasing one st at beg of every row; second half decreases one st at beg of every row.
4. Each Garter Panel ends with a WS row; each Lace Panel begins with a RS row.

BLANKET
First (Increase) Half

Cast on 2 sts.

Garter Panel
Garter Inc Row:
K1, yo, k to end - 3 sts at the end of this row.
Rep Garter Inc Row until you have 23 sts.

Lace Panel A
Row 1 (RS):
K1, yo, k to end - 24 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: K1, yo, k1, p to last st, k1 - 25 sts.
Row 3: K1, yo, *k2, yo, k2tog; rep from * across - 26 sts.
Row 4: Rep Row 2 - 27 sts.
Rows 5-12: Rep Rows 1-4 twice - 35 sts at the end of Row 12.
Row 13: Rep Row 1 - 36 sts at the end of Row 13.

Garter Panel
Rep Garter Inc Row until you have 63 sts.

Lace Panel A
Rep Rows 1-13 of Lace Panel A - 76 sts when Row 13 has been completed.

Garter Panel
Rep Garter Inc Row until you have 103 sts.

Lace Panel A
Rep Rows 1-13 of Lace Panel A - 116 sts when Row 13 has been completed.

Garter Panel
Rep Garter Inc Row until you have 143 sts.

Lace Panel B
Note:
Row 6 of Lace Panel B begins the Second (Decrease) Half of Blanket.
Rows 1-5: Rep Rows 1-5 of Lace Panel A - 148 sts at the end of Row 5.
Row 6: K1, yo, k3tog, p to last st, k1 - 147 sts.
Row 7: K1, yo, k3tog, k1, *k2, yo, k2tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2 - 146 sts.
Row 8: Rep Row 6 - 145 sts.
Row 9: K1, yo, k3tog, k to end - 144 sts.
Rows 10-13: Rep Rows 6-9 - 140 sts.

Garter Panel
Garter Dec Row:
K1, yo, k3tog, k to end of row - 139 sts.
Rep Garter Dec Row until you have 113 sts.

Lace Panel C
Row 1:
K1, yo, k3tog, k to end - 112 sts.
Row 2: K1, yo, k3tog, p to last st, k1 - 111 sts.
Row 3: K1, yo, k3tog, k1, *k2, yo, k2tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2 - 110 sts.
Row 4: Rep Row 2 - 109 sts.
Rows 5-12: Rep Rows 1-4 twice more -101 sts at the end of Row 12.
Row 13: Rep Row 1 - 100 sts.

Garter Panel
Rep Garter Dec Row until you have 73 sts.

Lace Panel C
Rep Rows 1-13 of Lace Panel C - 60 sts when Row 13 has been completed.

Garter Panel
Rep Garter Dec Row until you have 33 sts.

Lace Panel C
Rep Rows 1-13 of Lace Panel C - 20 sts when Row 13 has been completed.

Garter Panel
Rep Garter Dec Row until you have 2 sts.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.4 (based on 16 reviews)
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Treasured Heirloom Baby Blanket Reviewed by Kevin Allen on 2014-04-05 *****
Love, love, love this pattern. It was challenging to complete...but I did. I made a beautiful baby blanket for my dear friend's first grandchild.


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