Multicolor Baby Throw

Lion Brand® Baby Wool

Pattern Number: L0077

SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 31 x 37 in. (79 x 94 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

823-099 Baby Wool Yarn: Almond

Creamy off-white

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (A)

823-102 Baby Wool Yarn: Peony

Medium pink

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (B)

823-103 Baby Wool Yarn: Coral

Soft light pink

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (C)

823-106 Baby Wool Yarn: Blue Bell

Sky blue

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (D)

823-108 Baby Wool Yarn: Blue Bonnet

Medium dusty blue

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 6.99

Note: (E)

823-132 Baby Wool Yarn: Papaya

Light pink-orange

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (F)

823-143 Baby Wool Yarn: Orchid

Lilac purple

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 6.99

Note: (G)

823-144 Baby Wool Yarn: Lavender

Dusty blue-purple

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 6.99

Note: (H)

823-157 Baby Wool Yarn: Sunflower

Light lemon yellow

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (I)

823-172 Baby Wool Yarn: Pear

Dusty light green

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (J)

823-174 Baby Wool Yarn: Sprout

Cool medium green

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins

Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Note: (K)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]

Quantity needed: 1

Estimated Price: $ 3.60

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)

Quantity needed: 1

Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:

18 sts + 34 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). 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. Blanket is made up of 30 individual Squares.

All Squares are knit following instructions for Garter Square, with specific color(s) noted for each Square.

2. A yarn over (yo) creates a new loop on your needle and is worked by wrapping the yarn around your right hand needle.

Do not use an existing stitch to make a yarn over.

The finished yarn over will leave an open space (like an eyelet) in your knitting - this is part of this design.

INSTRUCTIONS

GARTER SQUARE

Increase Half

Cast on 5 sts.

Row 1: Knit every stitch across row.

Row 2: K2, yo, knit to end of row.

Rows 3 and 4: Rep Row 2.

Rep Row 2 until there are 37 sts on needle.

Decrease Half

Next Row: K2, yo, (k2tog) twice, knit to end of row.

Rep last row until 5 sts remain.

Bind off.

SQUARE 1 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With K, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With F, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of K and F to work Increase Half.

Change to F and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 2 (solid color square)

With D, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 3 (diagonal stripe square)

With A, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With B, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of A and B to work Increase and Decrease Halves.

SQUARE 4 (2 color square)

With I, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to F and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 5 (2 color square)

With A, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to B and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 6 (diagonal stripe square)

With G, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With A, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of G and A to work Increase and Decrease Halves.

SQUARE 7 (2 color square)

With H, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to C and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 8 (solid color square)

With I, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 9 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With H, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With J, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of H and J to work Increase Half.

Change to J and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 10 (solid color square)

With K, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 11 (2 color square)

With B, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to K and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 12 (solid color square)

With J, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 13 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With A, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With K, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of A and K to work Increase Half.

Change to K and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 14 (solid color square)

With E, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 15 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With A, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With F, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of A and F for Increase Half.

Change to F and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 16 (2 color square)

With A, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to D and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 17 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With H, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With C, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of H and C to work Increase Half.

Change to H and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 18 (2 color square)

With D, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to J and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 19 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With B, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With F, work Rows 3 and 4.> Continue to alternate 2 rows each of B and F to work Increase Half.

Change to F and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 20 (solid color square)

With C, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 21 (2 color square)

With F, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to J and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 22 (solid color square)

With B, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 23 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With E, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With G, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of E and G to work Increase Half.

Change to G and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 24 (2 color square)

With I, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to D and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 25 (half diagonal stripe/half solid square)

With A, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With D, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of A and D to work Increase Half.

Change to D and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 26 (2 color square)

With G, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to A and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 27 (diagonal stripe square)

With E, cast on and work Rows 1 and 2 of Increase Half of Garter Square.

With A, work Rows 3 and 4.

Continue to alternate 2 rows each of E and A to work Increase and Decrease Halves.

SQUARE 28 (2 color square)

With C, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to I and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

SQUARE 29 (solid color square)

With F, work Garter Square.

SQUARE 30 (2 color square)

With B, work Increase Half of Garter Square.

Change to J and work Decrease Half of Garter Square.

FINISHING

Following Assembly Diagram, sew Squares into 5 strips of 6 squares each.

Sew strips together to make Blanket.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES

beg = begin(s)(ning)

k = knit

k2tog = knit 2 together

rep = repeat(s)(ing)

st(s) = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over

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