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Basketweave Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: 50073AD This blanket's basketweave pattern creates a beautiful checkerboard texture.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
32 x 40 in. (81.5 x 101.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

920-106 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Blue

Soft sky blue


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 25.96

Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
13 1/2 sts + 18 1/2 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Pattern, with 2 strands of yarn held together. 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.

NOTES:
1.

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.


2.

Blanket is worked with 2 strands of yarn held together throughout.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
With 2 strands held tog, cast on 134 sts.


Rows 1-16: Knit.


Row 17: Knit 12, *purl 10, knit 10; repeat from * 4 more times, purl 10, knit 12.


Row 18: Knit 12, *knit 10, purl 10; repeat from * 4 more times, knit 22.


Rows 19-28: Repeat Rows 17-18.


Row 29: Knit 12, *knit 10, purl 10; repeat from * 4 more times, knit 22.


Row 30: Knit 12, *purl 10, knit 10; repeat from * 4 more times, purl 10, knit 12.


Rows 31-40: Repeat Rows 29 and 30.


Rows 41-148: Repeat Rows 17-40 four more times, then repeat Rows 17-28 once more.


Rows 149-164: Knit.


Bind off all sts.

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