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Striped Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Pound of Love®
Pattern Number: 20116AD This striped baby blanket is the perfect gift for little boys.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 30 x 41 in. (76 x 104 cm), including border

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

550-100 Pound of Love Yarn: White Crisp white
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (A)

550-157 Pound of Love Yarn: Pastel Yellow

Soft pale yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (B)

550-110 Pound of Love Yarn: Denim Medium denim blue
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 6 (4.25 mm), 24 in. (61 cm) long
GAUGE:
20 sts + 26 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS), with A.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Kfb Knit into front and then back of same stitch – 1 stitch increased.

NOTES:
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches. Knit Blanket back and forth in rows as if knitting with straight needles.

BORDER COLOR SEQUENCE Work 3 rows with C, 4 rows with A, 4 rows with C, 4 rows with B, and 4 rows with C.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET

With A, cast on 120 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 12 in. (30.5 cm) from beg, ending with a WS row. Change to C.

With C, work in St st until piece measures about 24 in. (61 cm) from beg, ending with a WS row. Change to B.

With B, work in St st until piece measures about 36 in. (91 cm) from beg.
Bind off.

FINISHING

Side Border

With RS facing and C, pick up and knit 164 sts evenly spaced along long side of Blanket.

Border Row 1 (WS): With C, knit.

Border Row 2 (RS): With C, k1, kfb, k to last 2 sts, kfb, k1.

Rep Border Rows 1 and 2, continuing as established in Border Color Sequence until Border Color Sequence is complete. Bind off.
Rep along opposite edge.

End Border

With RS facing and C, pick up and knit 120 sts evenly spaced across short end of Blanket. Work in Garter st and Border Color Sequence, as for Side Border until Border Color Sequence is complete. Bind off.
Rep along opposite end.


Sew corners of Borders together. Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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