Soft Vines Baby Blanket
This quaint baby blanket knitting pattern makes a charming addition to any baby's nursery. The delicate lacework combined with the soft mint hue of the Soft Vines Baby Blanket gives off a pleasant, soothing vibe. Knit with chenille yarn, this cozy blanket features a velvety soft texture.
This classic knit blanket pattern makes a great baby shower present or first birthday gift. Try knitting this blanket in baby blue for a little boy, or pale pink for a girl, if you're not a fan of the mint green. The design is just too lovely to pass up.
Knitting Needle Size11 or 8 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge10 sts x 12 rows = 4” in Soft Vines patt. Save time, check your gauge!
Finished SizeWidth: 40" Length: 40"
- Universal Yarn Bella Chenille (100% polyester; 100g/131 yds). 104 Honeydew – 4 balls.
- Needles: US Size 11 (8 mm) 32” circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- Notions: Tapestry needle, sewing needle and thread (optional), stitch markers
The use of a circular needle is only for accommodating a large number of stitches. This blanket is worked back and forth in rows.
Soft Vines (multiple of 9 sts + 3)
Row 1 (RS): K3, * yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to end.
Rows 2, 4, & 6 (WS): Purl.
Row 3: K3, * k1, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k4; rep from * to end.
Row 5: K3, * k2, yo, ssk, k5; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 1-6 for patt.
Cast on 91 sts. Knit 15 rows.
Next row (WS): K8, pm, knit to last 8 sts, pm, knit
Row 1 (RS): Knit to marker, work Row 1 of Soft Vines patt to marker (patt will be repeated 8 times across row), knit to end.
Row 2 (WS): Knit to marker, work Row 2 of Soft Vines patt to marker, knit to end.
Continue in patt as established, keeping 8 garter stitches each edge, until Blanket measures 36” from cast-on edge, ending with WS row 6 of pattern.
Knit 16 rows. Bind off all sts.
Because Bella Chenille is a bulky weight yarn, you may wish to securely sew down ends with matching sewing needle and thread. Otherwise, weave in ends with tapestry needle.
- Right side
- Wrong side
- Yarn over
- Slip next 2 stitches knitwise onto right needle, then insert left needle into front of these two needles and knit the two stitches together.
- Knit 2 stitches together
- Place marker
- Garter stitch
- Knit every row
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