Sand Ripples Blanket
Measures 38"x44" [96.5 x 112 cm]
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Bernat® Baby Blanket™ Yarn: 6 skeins Little Sandcastles (A)
- 3 skeins Baby Blue (B)
- Circular knitting needles: Size 11 [8 mm], 36" [90 cm] or size for gauge
- Tape measure
GAUGE: 8 sts and 13 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
Stripe Pattern: With A, work 6 rows. With B, work 2 rows. These 8 rows form Stripe Pat.
With B, cast on 98 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, knit 3 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS and inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 102 sts. Proceed in pat as follows:
Row 1: (RS). With A, knit.
Row 2: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.
Row 3: K3. *(K2tog) 4 times. (yo. K1) 8 times. (K2tog) 4 times. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
Row 4: Knit. First 4 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg measures 43" [109 cm], ending with 6 rows of A.
With B, knit 1 row, dec 4 sts evenly across. 92 sts.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue
Dec = Decrease
Inc = Increase
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side,
Yo = Yarn over