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Sailor Baby Blanket

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Bernat
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
•    Bernat® Softee® Baby™ (140 g/5 oz; 331 m/362 yds)
•    Contrast A White 3 balls
•    Contrast B Flannel 3 balls
•    Size ( U.S. 7 ) 4.5 mm knitting needles
•    Size (U.S. 7) 4.5 mm circular knitting needle 40” [100 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.
•    Scissors
•    Tape measure

GAUGE
22 sts and 30 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.

DIRECTIONS:
Strip I (make 3).
With pair of needles and A, cast on 31 sts.
**1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K1below. *P1. K1below. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of Shaker Rib Pat for 6” [15 cm], ending with a WS row. Break A.
With B, work 6” [15 cm] in stocking st, ending with a purl row. Break B.**
Rep from ** to ** twice more. With B, cast off.

Strip II (make 3).
With pair of needles and B, cast on 31 sts.
***Work 6” [15 cm] in stocking st, ending with a purl row. Break B.
Join A and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K1below. *P1. K1below. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of Shaker Rib Pat for 6” [15 cm], ending with a WS row. Break A.***
Rep from *** to *** twice more. With A, cast off.

FINISHING
Sew Strips tog, alternating Strip I and Strip II.
Top and bottom edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and B, pick up and
knit 180 sts across top edge of Blanket. ****
Knit 3 rows.
With A, knit 2 rows.
With B, knit 3 rows.
Cast off knitwise (WS). ****
Rep for bottom edge.
Side edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and B, pick up and knit 190
sts across side edge of Blanket. Rep from **** to **** as given above.
Rep for other side.


ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximately.
K1below = Knit next stitch 1 row below, at same time slipping off stitch above.
P = Purl.
Pat = Pattern.
Rep = Repeat.
RS = Right side.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.
WS = Wrong side.

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