Tuesday, August 28, 2012

FREE PATTERN! Basketweave Baby Blanket

_BASKET WEAVE BABY BLANKET_

Finished size -
8 Skeins of Caron Simply Soft WW yarn (I'm half-way done and I've used 4 skeins so I'm estimating a total of 8)
Size 6 knitting needles 30" if using circular
Gauge - 32 rows/32 sts = 4" in garter stitch.
Yarn needle

Cast on 144 stitches using cable cast on.
IMPORTANT! Slip all first stitches as if to knit on every row.
Rows 1-16 K.  You should have 8 ridges of garter stitch.
Begin pattern as follows:
Row 17 - K across.
Row 18 - K7 (*K6, P4 ) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 19 - K7 (*K4, P6) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 20 - K7 (*K6, P4) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 21 - K7 (*K4, P6) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 22 - K7 (*K6, P4) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 23 - K across.
Row 24 - K7 (*P4, K6) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 25 - K7 (*P6, K4) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 26 - K7 (*P4, K6) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 27 - K7 (*P6, K4) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Row 28 - K7 (*P4, K6) repeat from * across to last 7 stitches. K7.
Repeat pattern rows for a total of 18 repeats. (216 rows total)
K last 16 rows in garter stitch to create 8 ridges.
Bind off. Weave in ends.

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