Little Prince Baby Blanket
Wrap your precious child in the Little Prince Baby Blanket. This knitted baby blanket was designed with royalty in mind, which makes it an extra special way to greet the newest member of your family into the world. If youre expecting a little girl, thats okay too. Use a different color of yarn to make this baby blanket for your princess. The knitted design on this baby blanket will look attractive in any nursery.
Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Red Heart® Soft Baby Steps®: 4 balls 9800 Baby Blue OR 9700 Baby Pink.
- Susan Bates® Circular Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8] – 36” (91.4 cm)
- Yarn needle
Size: Blanket measures 35” x 38” (89 x 96.5 cm)
GAUGE: 14 sts = 3” (7.6 cm); 21 rows = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Loop = [Move st on right needle back to left needle, K1] two times.
Cast on 121 sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): K8; [P7, K7] eight times; K1.
Row 2: P8; [K7, P7] eight times; P1.
Row 3: K4, yo, K2tog, K2; [P3, yo, P2tog, P2, K3, yo, K2tog, K2] eight times; K1.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Row 5: K2, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1; [P1, P2tog, yo, P1, yo, P2tog, P1, K1, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1] eight times; K1.
Row 6: Repeat Row 2.
Row 7: K3, K2tog, yo, K3; [P2, P2tog, yo, P3, K2, K2tog, yo, K3] eight times; K1.
Row 8: Repeat Row 2.
Repeat Rows 2- 8 eighteen more times.
Last Row: K8; [P7, K7] eight times; K1.
Bind off all sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): Beginning at bound-off edge, *[pick up and K6 sts across next square] 19 times; continuing along next side [pick up and K6 sts across next square] 16 times; pick up and K5 sts across next square; repeat from * one more time – 430 sts; place marker for beginning of row.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K1; *work 5 sts in next st; turn; P5, slip next st, turn; K2tog; [Loop; K1, pass first stitch on needle over next st] three times; Loop; K2tog, pass first stitch on needle over next st; bind off 3 sts; repeat from * to end.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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