Baby blanket knitted in “Chevron” with 5 st at the border in garter stitch
Please read all the instruction before beginning to knit!
Size: 60 cm x 80 cm / 23 x 32 inches
– 3 balls of Drops Design Big Merino in grey
– 1 ball of Drops Design Big Merino in lavender
– 1 ball of Drops Design Big Merino in amethyst
– 1 ball of Drops Design Big Merino in light pink
– 1 ball of Drops Design Big Merino in plum
– Needles N. 5 / US 8
decrease: knit 2 stitches together (k2tog)
increase: yarn over
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Cast on 120 stitches on the needle
Row 1 – knit
Row 2 – knit
In this row place Marker after 5 st, every 22, and you will have 5 left
Row 3 – knit 5 st ( for the border in garter st) “M, decrease, knit 8, increase, increase, knit 7, decrease, knit 1, “M, repeat this until the last 5 and knit them.
Row 4 – purl
Repeate rows 3 and 4 and change the color every 8 rows
Alternate grey (A) with the other colors like this:
A – B – A – C – A – D – A – E … and finish with color A
Continue until 79cm / 31 inches and now work row 1 and 2
Cast off all the stitches
Obviously this model can be modified in colors and size, for changing width cast on 22 stitches more or 22 less.
I hope you liked it!! Please let me know!
This blanket is very funny, in garter stitch and with a lovely hood.
I’ve used one yarn 50% cotton and 50% wool, it’s perfect for midseason and for summer.
This is for a baby girl but it’s a good model for a boy also.
2 balls of Cotton Merino Drops Design in pink
2 balls of Cotton Merino Drops Design in violet
needles US 6 / 4.00 mm
Cast on 3 stitch on needle with a violet yarn and knit one row.
From now every row make one after the first stitch
Continue like this until the sides measures 50 cm / 19,5-20 inches or the measure you prefer. Knit one row (without make one), change yarn color and knit one row.
From now every row make one after the first stitch.
Continue like this until you have 3 stitch on the needle,
change colour and knit one row.
From now every row make one after the first stitch until the piece measure 15 cm / 6 inches.
Sew up the sides of the hood with the blanket.