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Heirloom baby blanket knitting pattern. Available in 5 different sizes!



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



Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
Increase Stitch
Decrease Stitch
Lace Stitch



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 350 ā€“ 750 yards {320 ā€“ 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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Baby: 33″ Ɨ 33″ {83cm x 83cm} {CO 75 STS} {4-5 skeins}
Toddler: 36″ x 60″ {91cm x 152cm} {CO 87 STS} {8-9 skeins}
Throw: 36″ x 48″{91cm x 122cm} {CO 87 STS} {6-7 skeins}
Square: 48″ x 48″ {122cm x 122cm} {CO 111 STS} {7-8 skeins}
Twin: 36″ x 75″ {91cm x 190cm} {CO 87 STS} {10-11 skeins}



Gauge: 9 STS & 14 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below



Not reversible
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



Click here to watch the “Baby Fern Knit Stitch” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO desired # of STS, see Sizes section above.


Row 1 {WS}: K3 *{S1PW, P1} 4 times, S1PW* K3
Row 2 {RS}: K3 *{K1, S1PW} 4 times, K1* K3


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


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


To end the blanket follow the next 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


Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.



* – * – repeat between *
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
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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{FREE} Blanket Knitting Pattern : Caring