YARN: Approx 820 yds of worsted weight yarn. Lion Brand LB Collection Cashmere Yarn was used in sample in color
NOTIONS: Knitting tool, and tapestry needle.
GAUGE: 16 sts and 22 rows = 4 inches in stockinette.
SIZE: 32″ x 40″
As soon as I touched this yarn, I knew that I wanted to create something soft and beautiful for my little one to cherish. Our team members have nicknamed this yarn “squishy” as all you want to do is wrap yourself in its softness.
cdd=centered double decrease. Over 3 pegs. Move loops to the sides to the center peg. Example: Peg 3-Peg 2- Peg 1, move loop from peg 1 to peg 2. Move loop from peg 3 to peg 2. When working the centered peg, treat all loops as one loop.
Cast on 136 sts, prepare to work a flat panel.
Row 1: k to end of end.
Row 2: p to end of end.
Repeat last two rows, 9 more times (20 rows total).
Row 21: k3, *k1, yo, k3, cdd, k3, yo; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 22: p3, k130, p3.
Row 23: k3, *k2, yo, k2, cdd, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 24: p3, k130, p3.
Row 25: k3, *k3, yo, k1, cdd, k1, yo, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 26: p3, k130, p3.
Row 27: k3, *k4, yo, cdd, yo, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 28: p3, k130, p3.
Repeat Rows 1-28 until panel measures approximately 34 inches from cast on edge (about 10 total repeats of Rows 1-28), ending on a Row 28.
Repeat Rows 1-20.
Bind off with basic bind off method. Weave all ends in. Steam block.
The lace stitch pattern used in this baby blanket, is the same one used for the Baby Buttercup Skirt shown in this video.
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