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Home : Patterns : Hooded Baby Blanket

Free Knitting Pattern: Hooded Baby Blanket

Lion Brand® Pound of Love®
Pattern #: 550
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size

Approx 28" square

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 550-101: Pound of Love Yarn: Pastel Pink
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*Pound of Love (Article #550). 100% Premium Acrylic; package size: 16.00oz/454.00 gr. (1020yds/932m) pull skeins

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•  550-101 Pound of Love Yarn: Pastel Pink
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Hooded Baby Blanket

Lion Brand® Pound of Love®


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.

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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


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


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.


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.


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

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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 16 reviews)
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Hooded Baby Blanket Reviewed by Tara Putnam on 2015-08-11 ****
I have also knitted this baby blanket in the Pound of Love Pink. The seed stitch for this blanket was a very easy pattern to follow. I am also having trouble trying to do the hood. I've tried a few times to do this hood. I think I'm going to do as one other person had suggested & cast on 43 stitches & work down to the 3 stitches.

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