Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Peppermint Stripes

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Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Peppermint Stripes

Do you want to know how to knit the easiest baby blanket knitting pattern ?! This article it is all about a sweet and cute knitting blanket. With stripes and pink color you will love this adorable baby blanket. All the instruction on how to knit this comfortable and warm blanket are just below. Plus you can create more than one and gift it to poor families who cannot afford a warm blanket. With such a small move we can create a better place for all of us. 🙂

Plus you can add different textures like knitted hazels or folkore knots.

Designed by Veronica Manno

How To Knit Materials

Blanket measures 33” x 33”.

RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 2 skeins 316 Soft White A and 1 skein 722 Pretty ‘N Pink B.

Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9] circular, 24” long.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]. Yarn needle

How To Knit Gauge

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4”; 22 rows = 4” in garter stitch. CHECK

YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

How To Knit Instructions

Note:Blanket is worked back and forth in rows. Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches. Carry color not in use loosely along side of work.

Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Peppermint Stripes
Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Peppermint Stripes

How To Knit Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Peppermint Stripes

With B, cast on 3 stitches.                                                                                             Working in garter stitche, M1 each side every other row for 6 rows.                                 Change to A and knit 6 rows, increasing 1 stitch each side every other row.

Continue to work in garter stitche, changing colors every 6 rows, increasing 1 stitche each side every other row 73 more times – 161 stitches.

Continue to work in stripe pattern and garter stitch as established, knit2tog each side every other row 79 times – 3 stitches.                                                                                     Bind off.

FINISHING

With crochet hook, join A in any stitch and work sc evenly spaced around all edges of Blanket, working 3 sc in each corner, slip st to first st to join.

Next Round: Sc in each sc around, slip st in first st to join.                                                   Fasten off.                                                                                                                           Weave in ends.

Special Abbreviations

M1 (increase) = Lift strand between needles to left-hand needle and work strand through the back loop, twisting it to prevent a hole.                                                                           K2tog (decrease) = Knit the next two stitches on the left hand needle together.

ABBREVIATIONS:

A, B, etc = color A, B, etc;
mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es).

See Also:

This knitting pattern is owned by Red Heart Yarn. Visit their site here: http://www.redheart.com/  Thanks for reading and happy knitting.

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