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Free Knitting Pattern: Hooded Baby Blanket

Lion Brand® Pound of Love®
Pattern #: kpl-bafg
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 15 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
Approx 28" square

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Pound of Love®

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*Pound of Love® (Article #550). 100% Premium Acrylic; package size: 16.00oz/448.00 gr. (1020yds/932m) pull skeins

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•  550-101 Pound of Love Yarn: Pastel Pink
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$ 11.69  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]   $ 4.95  
 

Hooded Baby Blanket

Lion Brand® Pound of Love®

GAUGE:

31 sts = 10" on Size 10.5 needles with double strand of yarn. 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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

SEED ST PAT (worked on an odd number of sts)

Row 1 K 1, *p 1, k 1; rep from * across. Rep Row 1 for Seed St pat

NOTES:

Blanket and Hood are worked holding 2 strands of yarn together throughout.

BLANKET
With Size 10½ needles and 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 87 sts. Work in Seed St for 8 rows. Cont in pat as foll:

Rows 1 & 3 (RS) Work 5 sts in Seed St, place marker, k 77 sts, place marker, work 5 sts in Seed St.
Rows 2 & 4 Work 5 sts in Seed St, sl marker, p 77 sts, sl marker, work 5 sts in Seed St.
Rows 5-10 Work in Seed St on all sts. Rep Rows 1-10, 11 more times, then rep Rows 1-4 once. Work in Seed St on all sts for 8 rows. Bind off.

HOOD
With Size 10½ needles and 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 3 sts. Work in Seed St inc 1 st at each edge every other row until there are 43 sts. Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew Hood to any corner of Blanket, invisibly, or using Blanket St, if desired.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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approx = approximately foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing) k = knit
p = purl pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 15 reviews)
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Hooded Baby Blanket Reviewed by Penny Brockelsby on 2014-01-16 *****
I love this pattern. I make the knitted version. I have made many. I have used 2 different colors. This turns out beautifully. I even entered 1 in the State Fair. It won a blue ribbon. I was somewhat surprised since I was competing against very experienced knitters who had made much more difficult patterns. The judge wrote on the comment card "what a clever idea". Thank you, Lion Brand!


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