Watermelon Chevron Baby Blanket
This chevron knit baby blanket makes the perfect shower gift for any expectant mother.
When it comes to free knitting patterns, there is nothing more comforting than a soft knit baby blanket against your little one's skin. The classic chevron design will work beautifully in any little girl's nursery, but you can certainly get creative and work up this knitted baby blanket in any color you desire. Get started now and you will have the perfect gift for your next baby shower. Any little girl or boy will love this cozy and cuddly free knitting pattern for babies. When you were a child, you can probably remember a special blanket you always used for comfort. Give that same feeling to a special little one in your life with this vibrant knit baby blanket.
NotesBlanket is worked back and forth on circular needle without joining.
Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge18 sts = 4” (10 cm); 20 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Chevron Pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeBlanket measures 34” (86 cm) wide x 34” (86 cm) long.
- RED HEART® With Love®: 3 skeins 1704 Bubblegum
- Susan Bates® Circular Knitting Needles: 6 mm [US 10], 29” long
- Stitch markers
- Yarn needle
Rows 1 and 2: *P2, K2; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: P1, *K2, P2; repeat from * to last 3 sts, K2, P1.
Row 4: K1, *P2, K2; repeat from * to last 3 sts, P2, K1.
Rows 5 and 6: *K2, P2; repeat from * to end.
Row 7: Repeat Row 4.
Row 8: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 9 and 10: Repeat Row 1.
Row 11: Repeat Row 4.
Row 12: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 13 and 14: Repeat Rows 5 and 6.
Row 15: Repeat Row 3.
Row 16: Repeat Row 4.
Repeat Rows 1-16 for chevron pattern.
Cast on 154 sts.
Rows 1-6: Work in Garter st (knit every row).
Next row (wrong side): K3, place marker, work Row 1 of Chevron Pattern to last 3 sts, place marker, K3.
Note: Continue to work K3 on first and last 3 sts on every row to establish border pattern and work Chevron Pattern inside markers.
Continue in Chevron Pattern, working first and last 3 sts in Garter st, until piece measures 33” (84 cm), ending with row 16. Work Garter st for 6 rows. Bind off.
Weave in all loose ends.
- repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
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