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Bernat Baby Blanket

The nights are drawing in and the evenings are getting cooler, so keep your little bundle of joy warm and cosy this season with a comfy and easy to make baby blanket using soft yarn in beautiful pastel shades.

  • Knitting
  • 1-2 hours
  • Beginner

Tools and materials required

  • Bernat® Baby Blanket™ (3.5 oz/100 g; 72 yds/65 m)
  • Contrast A Peachy (03510) 4 balls
  • Contrast B White (03005) 4 balls

Measurements: Approx 38” [96.5 cm] square.

Gauge: 8 sts and 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pat.

Abbreviations

  • Approx - Approximately
  • K2tog - Knit next 2 stitches together
  • Kfb - Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch
  • Pat - Pattern
  • Psso - Pass slipped stitch over
  • Rep - Repeat
  • Sl1 - Slip next stitch knitwise
  • Ssk - Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
  • St(s) - Stitch(es)

Instructions

With A, cast on 3 sts.

1st and 2nd rows: Kfb. Knit to end of row.

3rd and 4th rows: Kfb. Purl to end of row.

Rep last 4 rows 7 times more. 35 sts. Break A.

With B, rep last 4 rows 8 times more. 67 sts. Break B. With A, rep last

99 sts. Break A. With B, rep last 4 rows 4 times more. 115 sts. Do not break B

1st and 2nd rows: ssk. Knit to end of row.

3rd and 4th rows: ssk. Purl to end of row.

Rep last 4 rows 3 times more. 99 sts. Break B.

With A, rep last 4 rows 8 times more. 67 sts. Break A

With B, rep last 4 rows 8 times more. 35 sts. Break B.

With A, rep last 4 rows 8 times more. 3 sts. Next row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.