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Easy Garter Stitch 4 Patch Baby Blanket

Difficulty level: Beginner

Free Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

Size:38" (96 cm) x 38" (96 cm)

Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color White, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (A)
Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Light Blue, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (B)
Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Blue, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (C)
Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Dark Blue, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (D)
Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Navy, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (E)

Needles: 10 (6.0 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

Gauge: 14 st x 28 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Pattern:

Garter Stitch
all rows - knit sts

Directions
Cast on 58 sts with yarn A. The first stitch should be sliped to the right needle and the last stitch purl.
Rows 1-4 rows: yarn A.
Rows 5-8: yarn B
Repeat rows 1-8 14 times (112 rows). Cast off.

Work 3 more squares from yarns A and C, A and D and A and E.

Finishing:
Sew the squares (see pictures)

Borders:
1st border
With yarn A pick up 116 sts along the edge of the blanket
Knit garter stitch for 18 rows.
Cast off.
2nd and 3rd borders:
With yarn A pick up 125 sts along the edge of the blanket and the short end of the 1st (2nd) border.
Knit garter stitch for 18 rows.
Cast off.
4th border:
With yarn A pick up 134 sts along the edge of the blanket and the short ends of the 1st and 3rd borders .
Knit garter stitch for 18 rows.
Cast off.

Enjoy!



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# 1. Poster: Felicity Hamman
March 28, 2014

I am making the blanket but do not know how to join the 4 pieces

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Close up of the border

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