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The Ripple Effect Baby Blanket (Knit Version)
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: 1208 Vibrant primary colors punch up this classic ripple baby blanket. Little "popcorns" lend additional texture and accentuate the rippling effect. Crochet version pictured.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 32 inches x 41 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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GAUGE:
22 sts = 4" (10 cm) in St st; each repeat = approximately 4 1/2" across. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
inc 1 Knit into front and back of next st Popcorn (PC): Knit into [(front and back) 2 times, knit into front] of next st making 5 sts from 1 st; then slip the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th st over the first.


INSTRUCTIONS
AFGHAN (multiple of 27 sts)

With A cast on 189 sts.

Row 1 (RS): With A, *K2tog-tbl, k 10, (inc 1) 2 times, k 11, k2tog; rep from *.

Row 2: Knit.

Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2.

Row 5: Rep Row 1.

Row 6: K 1, purl to last st, k 1.Row 7:*K2tog-tbl, (k 1, PC) 5 times, (inc 1) 2 times, k 1, (PC, k1) 5 times, k2tog; rep from *.

Row 8: Rep Row 6.

Rows 9: - 18 Rep Rows 1 and 2, 5 times.

Rows 19: - 23 With B, rep Rows 3 - 7.

Row 24: With C, rep Row 6.

Rows 25- 42: With C, rep Rows 1 - 18.

Rows 43- 47: With B, rep Rows 19 - 23.

Rows 48- 66: With D: work Row 24; then rep Rows 1 - 18.

Rows 67- 71: With B, rep Rows 19 - 23.

Continue in this manner working 18 rows of A, C, and D, alternating with 5 rows of B, 3 more times.

With A, work 18 rows.

Bind off.




ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together


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