Baby Steps Knit Blanket
The Baby Steps Knit Blanket is a quick and easy free knitting pattern. Colored squares are stitched together to make a soft and snuggly blanket any little boy or girl will love. This knitted baby blanket is ideal for all skill levels. You won't believe how quickly you can create a beautiful gift for the tiniest people in your life. The bright and cheerful colors, including lilac, rose, and cream, really make this free knitting pattern stand out from the crowd. Don't waste another moment pondering the perfect gift for a baby shower or birthday. Work up this design today and you will have the ideal knitting pattern for baby.
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Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge14 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter stitch.
Finished SizeApprox 40" [101.5 cm] square.
Caron® One Pound™ (16 oz/453.6 g; 812 yds/742 m)
Contrast A Lilac (10577) 1 ball
Contrast B Rose (10517) 1 ball
Contrast C Cream (10589) 1 ball
- Size U.S. 10 (6 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Note: You may find it helpful to place a marker on right side (RS) of square to easier identify RS from wrong side (WS).
Square 1: Make 9 using C as Color 1 and A as Color 2.
Square 2: Make 8 using A as Color 1 and B as Color 2.
Square 3: Make 8 using B as Color 1 and C as Color 2.
With Color 1, cast on 28 stitches (sts).
Knit every row (garter stitch), noting 1st row is Right Side (RS), until piece measures approximately (approx) 4" [10 cm], ending on a Wrong Side (WS) row.
Break Color 1. Join Color 2.
Continue (cont) in garter st for a further 4" [10 cm], until piece from beginning (beg) measures 8" [20.5 cm], ending on a WS row.
Sew Squares together as shown in Assembly Diagram.
- Right side
- Wrong side
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