Rickrack Baby Ripple Blanket Project

RICKRACK BABY RIPPLE BLANKET

LEVEL: EASY


WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 2 balls Red Heart Soft Baby Steps, elephant - A
  • 2 balls Red Heart Soft Baby Steps, strawberry - B
  • 2 balls Red Heart Soft Baby Steps, white - C
  • 5.50mm circular knitting needle (long) or size needed for correct tension
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

    SIZE

    91cm x 91cm (approx)

    TENSION

    16 sts x 24 rows to 10cm over ripple st using 5.50mm needles.

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    INSTRUCTIONS

    ABBREVIATIONS

    cont = continue, K = knit, K2tog = knit 2 sts together, P = purl,
    patt = pattern, rem = remain/ing, RS = right side,
    st/s = stitch/es, WS = wrong side, yon = yarn over needle.
    Note - Work in rows not rounds, circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

    RIPPLE PATTERN (OVER 12STS)

    Row 1: Knit.
    Row 2: Purl.
    Row 3: *(K2tog) twice, (yon, K1) 4 times, (K2tog) twice*, repeat from * to end.
    Row 4: Knit. Repeat Rows 1-4 for Ripple Patterns

    TIPS & HINTS

    Join a new ball of yarn when there are colour changes and/or approx 15cm of yarn left from the old ball. Weave these ends in neatly on the wrong side in a zigzag pattern for a few cms, and then trim off excess.

    BLANKET

    Using A, cast on 150 sts.
    Rows 1-5: Work in garter st. Cut A and attach B.
    Next row: Using B, K3, place marker, work Ripple Patt to last 3 sts, place marker, K3.
    Note - Cont to work K3 on first and last 3 sts on every row to establish border patt, working Ripple Patt inside markers.
    *Cont in patt until 8 rows (2 repeats) have been worked.
    Next rows: Cut B and attach C. Using C, work 4 rows in garter st.
    Next rows: Cut C and attach A. Using A, work in Ripple Patt until 12 rows (3 repeats) have been worked.
    Next rows: Cut A and attach C. Using C, work in 4 rows in garter st. Repeat from * until 7 full repeats have been worked.
    Next rows: Cut C and attach B. Using B, work 8 rows in Ripple Patt.
    Next rows: Cut B and attach A. Using A, work 6 rows in garter st.
    *Cast off 6 sts, K2tog, cast off the K2tog repeat from *, casting off rem sts at end. This keeps cast off edge from being too loose.

    FINISHING

    Weave in ends.

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