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Baby Giggles Afghan

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Perfect for bubbly little ones, this Baby Giggles Afghan is the quintessential baby blanket knit pattern: it's colorful, cozy and easy to make. Made with 36 knit motif patterns, this blanket blends five creamy pastels into one finished piece. Get practice using the garter stitch with this basic design. When you're finished, marvel at how quickly your little one falls asleep nestled in the Baby Giggles Afghan.

Baby Giggles Afghan
Baby Giggles Afghan
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Easy

Knitting Needle Size: 7 or 4.5 mm

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Measurement: Approx 34" [86.5 cm] square.

 

 

Abbreviations:
Alt = Alternate(ing).
Center dec = Slip next 2 sts together knitwise. Knit next st, then pass both slipped sts over knit st.
Cont = Continue(ity).
K = Knit.
Pat = Pattern.
Rem = Remaining.
RS = Right side.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
WS = Wrong side.

Gauge: 16 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter stitch.
Motif = Approx 5¾" [14.5 cm] square.

Instructions:

MOTIF (make 12 with A and 6 each with B, C, D and E)
Cast on 45 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K21. Center dec. K21.
3rd and alt rows: Knit.
4th row: K20. Center dec. K20.
6th row: K19. Center dec. K19.
Cont in pat as established, working 1 less st before center
dec on each RS row until 3 sts rem.
Last row: Center dec. Fasten off.


FINISHING
Pin Motifs to measurements and cover with damp cloth,
leaving cloth to dry.
Join Motifs following diagram.

 

 

 

If you liked this baby afghan pattern, take a peek at these 3 Classic Knit Baby Blankets for more fun ideas for the little one in your life.

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