Free Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern
Introducing the Square Stripes Garter Stitch Baby Blanket, the perfect blend of style and comfort! Knit with double pointed and circular needles, this blanket is worked in rounds from the center outwards, resulting in a soft and cozy addition to any nursery. The bold stripes add a touch of playful color, making this blanket not only functional but also visually appealing. Whether it's for a special little one or a thoughtful gift, the Square Stripes Garter Stitch Baby Blanket is sure to be cherished for years to come.
Size: 38" (96 cm) x 38" (96 cm)
Red Heart (affiliate link) Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Natural, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (A)
Red Heart (affiliate link) Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Brown, 333 m (364 yds)/198 g - 1 skein. (B)
Red Heart (affiliate link) Classic Multi 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color Shaded Browns 167 yds (153 m) /85 g - 1 skein (C)
Needles: circular and dpn #10 (6.0 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
Gauge: 14 st x 28 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)
Garter Stitch in rounds
Round 1: knit
Round 2: purl
Repeat rounds 1-2
The blanket is worked in rounds from the center outwards on double pointed and circular needles. With color B, cast on 8 sts on dpn, join and continue to work garter stitch in rounds: knit all odd rounds and purl all even rounds. Place markers before 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th sts. These are diagonal stitches, where the increases are made. Increase for 8 sts in every odd round at each diagonal st as follows: M1, k1, M1.
Work rounds 1-8 with color B
Work rounds 9-20 with color A
Work rounds 21-28 with color B
Work rounds 29-38 with color C
Repeat rounds 9-38 two more times
Work rounds 115-126 with color A
Work rounds 127-138 with color B.