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Machine-Knit Piecework Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: 80324AD This machine knit baby blanket makes a cozy addition to any child's room.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 32 x 36 in. (81 x 91.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

920-157 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Yellow

Pale pastel yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (A)

920-159 Babysoft Yarn: Lemon Drop

Deep yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (B)

920-170 Babysoft Yarn: Pistachio

Vibrant medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59


Silver Reed LK-150 Knitting Machine
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 440.00

NOTES:
1) Afghan is knit with Stitch Dial at 4 throughout.


2) Refer to your knitting machine manual for instructions on how to cast on, cast off and work with transfer tool.


3) Sample was made on a Silver Reed LK-150 knitting machine.

Any mid-gauge knitting machine can be used.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
Rectangles 1 and 2 (make 2, 1 each with A and B)
Cast on ndls 40-0-40 (40 ndls each to the right and left of "0") - 80 sts.


K 152 rows.

Cast off.



Rectangles 3 and 4 (make 2, 1 each with A and B)
Cast on ndls 28-0-28 - 56 sts.


K 102 rows.

Cast off.



Rectangle 5 (make 1)
With C, cast on ndls 0-56 (56 ndls to the right of "0").


Rows 1-29: Knit.


Rows 30 (Eyelet Row): With transfer tool, transfer sts on ndls 13, 17, 21 and 25 to ndls 12, 16, 20 and 24.


Note: Make sure that ndls 13, 17, 21 and 25 are back in B position.


Rows 31-35: Knit.


Rep Rows 30-35, 4 more times then knit even until 102 rows total have been completed.

Cast off.



Rectangles 6 and 7 (make 2)
With C, cast on ndls 0-56.


Rows 1-99: Knit
Row 100 (Eyelet Row): With transfer tool, transfer sts on ndls 13, 17, 21 and 25 to ndls 12, 16, 20 and 24.


Note: Make sure that ndls 13, 17, 21 and 25 are back in working position.


Rows 101-105: Knit
Rep Rows 100-105, 5 more times then knit even until 154 rows total have been completed.

Cast off.



FINISHING
Following Assembly Diagram, arrange Rectangles into Blanket.

From right side, with crochet hook, join C with a slip st.


Work single crochet evenly spaced through both layers of adjoining Rectangles.

Seams are meant to show on right side.


Fasten off and rejoin C as needed until all Rectangles have been joined.


From right side, join C with a slip st anywhere along outside edge of Blanket.


Work single crochet evenly spaced around entire outside edge of Blanket, working 3 single crochet in each corner.


Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
ndl(s) = needle(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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