close

Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)

Categories

Select One (optional)

Printable

(optional)

Show only printer-friendly patterns


Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Yarn Weight

Select One (optional)

Knitting Needle Size

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • 1 or 2.25 mm
  • 2 or 2.75 mm
  • 3 or 3.25 mm
  • 4 or 3.5 mm
  • 5 or 3.75 mm
  • 6 or 4 mm
  • 7 or 4.5 mm
  • 8 or 5 mm
  • 9 or 5.5 mm
  • 10 or 6 mm
  • 10.5 or 6.5 mm
  • 11 or 8 mm
  • 13 or 9 mm
  • 15 or 10 mm
  • 17 or 12.75 mm
  • 19 or 15 mm
  • 35 or 19 mm
  • 50 or 25 mm
  • Circular Knitting Needles
  • Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)
AllFreeKnitting.com

Menu

Pink Diamonds Baby Afghan

Pink Diamonds Baby Afghan

Make your little girl a Pink Diamonds Baby Afghan and turn her into a little starlet. It's a bit too early to be showering her with real diamonds (and a bit too expensive), but at least you can knit her a blanket full of them. Learn how to make a baby blanket that your daughter will cherish long past the age where she's too old for her blankie with this simple baby blanket knitting pattern. She's going to love being wrapped up in this glamorous-yet-cozy throw at night.

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

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

Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch

Materials:

  • Bernat® Satin™ (Solids:3.5 oz/100 g) or (Ombres:2.8 oz/80 g)
    • Solids - 8 balls
    • Ombres - 10 balls
  • Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

 

Measurements: Approx 37½ x 45" [95 x 114.5 cm].

 

Abbreviations: yarnspirations.com/abbreviations

 

Instructions

Cast on 159 sts.

Knit 3 rows, noting 1st row is WS and inc 10 sts evenly across last row. 169 sts.

1st row: K4. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. *(K2tog. yfwd) twice. K4. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. Rep from * to last 13 sts. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K4.

2nd and alt rows: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.

3rd row: K5. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. K2tog. yfwd. K2tog. *yfwd. K2tog. yfwd. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K1. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. K2tog. yfwd. K2tog. Rep from * to last 12 sts. yfwd. K2tog. yfwd. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K5.

5th row: K6. yfwd. K2togtbl. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. *(K2tog. yfwd) twice. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K3. yfwd. K2togtbl. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. Rep from * to last 13 sts. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K6.

7th row: K7. yfwd. K2togtbl. K3. *K4. K2tog. yfwd. K5. yfwd. K2togtbl. K3. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K4. K2tog. yfwd. K7.

9th row: K8. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. *K3. K2tog. yfwd. K7. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K8.

11th row: K9. yfwd. K2togtbl. K1. *K2. K2tog. yfwd. K9. yfwd. K2togtbl. K1. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K2. K2tog. yfwd. K9.

13th row: K4. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K2. yfwd. K2togtbl. *K1. K2tog. yfwd. K1. (K2tog. yfwd) 4 times. K2. yfwd. K2togtbl. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K1. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K5.

15th row: K3. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K4. yfwd. *Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. K3. (K2tog. yfwd) 3 times. K4. yfwd. Rep from * to last 14 sts. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. K3. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K4.

17th row: K4. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K4. *yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. (K2tog. yfwd) 4 times. K4. Rep from * to last 13 sts. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K5.

19th row: K3. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K3. K2tog. yfwd. *K1. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. (K2tog. yfwd) 3 times. K3. K2tog. yfwd. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K1. yfwd. K2togtbl. K2. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K4.

21st row: K4. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K1. *K2. yfwd. K2togtbl. (K2tog. yfwd) 4 times. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K1. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K2. yfwd. K2togtbl. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K5.

23rd row: K8. K2tog. yfwd. K2. *K3. yfwd. K2togtbl. K7. K2tog. yfwd. K2. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K3. yfwd. K2togtbl. K8.

25th row: K7. K2tog. yfwd. K3. *K4. yfwd. K2togtbl. K5. K2tog. yfwd. K3. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K4. yfwd. K2togtbl. K7.

27th row: K6. K2tog. yfwd. K4. *K5. yfwd. K2togtbl. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K4. Rep from * to last 13 sts. K5. yfwd. K2togtbl. K6.

29th row: K5. K2tog. yfwd. K1. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. *(K2tog. yfwd) twice. K2. yfwd. K2togtbl. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K1. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. Rep from * to last 13 sts. (K2tog. yfwd) twice. K2. yfwd. K2togtbl. K5.

31st row: K4. K2tog. yfwd. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K2tog. * yfwd. K2tog. yfwd. K4. yfwd. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. K3. K2tog. yfwd. K2tog. Rep from * to last 12 sts. yfwd. K2tog. yfwd. K4. yfwd. K2togtbl. K4.

32nd row: As 2nd row. Rep last 32 rows for pat until work from beg measures 44½" [113 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Next row: Knit, dec 10 sts evenly across. 159 sts. Knit 3 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

What does "Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch" mean? 1 stitch isn't going to be 3 inches, if 2 rows made 3 inches, each row would be 1.5 inches! Am I missing something?

Such a beautiful pattern. Making a baby blanket is very special for me. This design in my mind is an heirloom that would be kept and passed down from baby to baby. I think homemade gifts to the baby shows that you are as excited as the future parents. The color the designer picked is perfect for the little one.

Does anyone know why you have to include ten stitches in the beginning and then decrease ten stitches at the end?

Probably because the garter stitch three rows are more stitches to the inch than the pattern in the centre. By having 10 stitches fewer in the two ends it stops the ends from fluting.

I really like this pattern, but I think the size suggested is a little large - I used a 4mm needle instead of 5 and was very happy with the result. I thought the bigger needles would leave the lace parts with large holes for babies to get their little fingers and toes stuck. Like I said, with a simple adjustment of the needle gauge, this was a GREAT pattern!

This is a very unique pattern. I like the lacy square inside the diamond. I can't wait to make it. I'm seeing it in a sweet white to wrap the little bundle and think that would work for boy or girl.

Looks so soft and so pretty. I've had a lot of friends who are expecting boys recently and I'm ready to try a different pattern, but I'm trying to decide if this pattern is too lacy and delicate. Has anyone tried it in a primary color, or for a little boy?

I live in Australia, what is this knitted in for here , 4ply, 5ply or 8ply

What does K2togtbl mean?? k2tog I know. what does tbl mean

Hey there, maxinerose! K2togtbl means 'knit two together through the back loop.' I hope that helps! Happy knitting!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Unbelievably Easy Cabled Ear Warmers

The name says it all when it comes to these Unbelievably Easy Cabled Ear Warmers. Cabling is one of the easiest things you can do in… Continue reading: "Unbelievably Easy Cabled Ear Warmers"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It