HUGS BABY BLANKET

Hugs Baby Blanket Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • 'Bella Baby' Hugs 50g x 2 balls 1st Colour (C1-dusty pink): 2 balls 2nd Colour (C2-iris), 2 balls 3rd Colour (C3-teal), 2 balls 4th Colour (C4-mint), 2 balls 5th Colour (C5-cornflower blue), 2 balls 6th Colour (C6-mauve).
  • 1 pair 6mm knitting needles or size required to give correct tension.
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

MEASUREMENTS

Width (approx.) 80cm

Length (approx.) 100cm

TENSION

15 sts to 10cm in width over patt, using 6mm needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

BLANKET

Using 6mm needles and C1, cast on 119 sts.

Note - If this number of sts does not fit comfortably on pair of needles, we suggest using a circular needle. Work in rows, not rounds.

Beg patt - 1st row (RS) - Knit.

2nd row - Knit.

3rd row - Knit.

4th row - P4, K3, P3, rep from to last st, P1.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

Knit 5 rows garter st.

12th row - K4, P3, K3, rep from to last st, K1.

13th row - Knit.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

16th row - Knit.

Rows 1 to 16 incl form patt throughout.

Cont in patt until work measures approx 14-16cm from beg OR until 2 balls of yarn has been used, ending with a 10th or 2nd patt row

Using C2, cont in patt for approx 16-18cm, OR until 2 balls of yarn has been used,

ending with a 10th or 2nd patt row

Using C3, cont in patt for approx 16-18cm, OR until 2 balls of yarn has been used,

ending with a 10th or 2nd patt row

Using C4, cont in patt for approx 16-18cm, OR until 2 balls of yarn has been used,

ending with a 10th or 2nd patt row

Using C5, cont in patt for approx 16-18cm, OR until 2 balls of yarn has been used,

ending with a 10th or 2nd patt row

Using C6, cont in patt for approx 14-16cm, OR until 2 balls of yarn has been used, ending with a 10th or 2nd patt row

Cast off loosely knitways.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Sew in ends towards centre of blanket, rather than alongside edges.

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