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{FREE} CARING : Heirloom Blanket Knitting Pattern

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FREE Blanket Knitting Pattern. Super bulky heirloom baby blanket knitting pattern. Available in 5 different sizes!

About:

  • Available Sizes: Five
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Pattern Language: English
  • Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly
  • Bonus: Video

Techniques:

  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Knit & Purl Stitches
  • Increases
  • Decreases

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 350 – 750 yards {320 – 686 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles with a 40″ {100cm} Cable
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Details:

  • Gauge: 9 STS & 14 rows per 4” {10cm} square {knit flat in the pattern below}

Notes:

  • Not reversible.
  • Knit top down.
  • The CO edge is the width.
  • Knit using the Baby Fern Knit Stitch.
  • Knit flat, back & forth on circular needles.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches.

Notes:

  • Baby {CO 75 STS} 33×33”/83x83cm {4-5 skeins}
  • Toddler {CO 87 STS} 36”x60”/91x152cm {8-9 skeins}
  • Throw {CO 87 STS} 36”x48”/91x122cm {6-7 skeins}
  • Square {CO 111 STS} 48”x48”/122x122cm {7-8 skeins}
  • Twin {CO 87 STS} 36”x75”/91x190cm {10-11 skeins}

Video:

Music by Ben Sound

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 75, 87, 111 STS {see Size Chart above}
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  • Row 1 {WS}: K3 *{S1PW, P1} 4 times, S1PW* K3
  • Row 2 {RS}: K3 *{K1, S1PW} 4 times, K1* K3
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  • Row 3, 5, 7 {WS}: *K3, P9* K3
  • Row 4 {RS}: *K3, K2TOG, K2, YO, K1, YO, K2, S1PW, K1, PSSO* K3
  • Row 6 {RS}: *K3, K2TOG, K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, S1PW, K1, PSSO* K3
  • Row 8 {RS}: *K3, K2TOG, YO, K5, YO, S1PW, K1, PSSO* K3
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  • Repeat rows 3-8:
  • 18 more times for a BABY blanket
  • 38 more times for a TODDLER blanket
  • 30 more times for a THROW or SQUARE blanket
  • 48 more times for a TWIN blanket
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  • Last 4 rows:
  • Row 1 {WS}: *K3, P9* K3
  • Row 2 {RS}: K3 *{K1, S1PW} 4 times, K1* K3
  • Row 3 {WS}: K3 *{S1PW, P1} 4 times, S1PW* K3
  • Row 4 {RS}: BO in the *K1, P1* pattern
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  • Weave in the ends.
  • No blocking required.

Gauge:

    super bulky yarn gauge swatch

Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat between * to end of round
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together
  • KITR – knit in the round
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • PSSO – pass slipped stitch over
  • RS – right side
  • S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side
  • YO – yarn over
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