Knitted Baby Blankets and Afghans

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Knitted Baby Blankets and Afghans

from Lorna's Laces, Fiber Trends, Oat Couture, Knitting Pure and Simple and more!


Tulips & Rosebuds Baby Blanket #CH51

from Fiber Trends

Design by Eugen K. Beugler A tiny rosebud repeat is surrounded by tulip lace in this sweet baby blanket. Made in fine yarn it is the perfect wrap from any special occasion.

Size: Approximately 32” by 36” (81 by 91cm)

Materials: 1100 yards (1005 meters) of fingering wt yarn.

US size 4 (3.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. A 24" or 29" (60 or 80 cm) circular is recommended to handle the number of stitches with ease

Gauge: 24 sts to 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch.


Lotus Blanket #BB223

Measurements: About 42" in diameter

Materials:
880 yds. in worsted weight yarn. Consider Cascade Cherub Aran; as soft as it is affordable and perfect for baby.

1 pair each 16", 24", 29", 36", 48" circular needles size US7

8 ring markers, 1 of a distinctive color to mark the beginning of the round.

Gauge: 20sts., 26 rows = 4" in stockinette


Foursquare Blanket #BB220

Measurements: Small is about 32" square. Large is about 44" square

DK Weight Version:
Small 1000 yds DK weight yarn. Large 1895 yds DK weight yarn. Suggestions for DK weight yarn can be found on my yarn standards page. Cascade's 220 Superwash is a washable wool.
Three 36" or longer circular needles US#6. 8 ring makers; 1 split ring marker, 4 point protectors.

Worsted Weight Version:
Small 745 yds Worsted Weight Yarn. Large 1400 yds Worsted Weight Yarn. Suggestions for worsted weight yarn can be found on my yarn standards page. My first choice would be Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted, a washable merino wool. For children with wool allergies, I wouldn't hesitate to use the Cotton Supreme.
Three 36" or longer circular needles US#8. 8 ring markers, 1 split ring marker, 4 point protectors.


Baby Blanket and Booties knitting pattern


Knitting Pure & Simple Bulky Baby Blankets and Booties #281

Three very easy baby blankets that will knit up fast in bulky weight yarn. I recommend Shepherd Bulky. A merino wool that is washable.

Each of the 3 blankets are offered in 2 sizes.

Needle for blankets a 29" circular US#11 or size to get gauge. For booties, US#9 double point or size to get gauge. Stitch markets and safety pin.

Yardage for booties is 100yds.

  • Blanket A is 28x36 (30x30) and requires 512 (595) yards. This is a stockinet stitch blanket with garter stitch trim. (photo shows this in red, and also in yellow, bright pink and orange (color Neon in the Shepherd Bulky Yarn)
  • Blanket B is 28x28 (36x36) and requires 425 (650) yards. This is a garter stitch blanket knit from corner to corner. (it is the pink one wrapped around the baby.)
  • Blanket C is 30x36 (34x42) and requires 550 (725) yards. This is a feather and fan blanket. (it is the yellow one under the baby)

Fiber Trends Ribbons Baby Blanket #CH-44x

Simple Quaker Rib inspired by Early American crib coverlets. Knit from the center out, with optional raised petal center.

Sizes: Fingering version: approx 34" square. DK version: approx 36" square. Worsted version: approx 34" square.

Materials: Fingering version: 850 yards total or 1 ball each of 6 colors for striped blanket. 16" and 24"US#6 (4mm) needles, Size G (4mm) crochet hook. DK version: 950 yards. 16" and 24"US#8 (5mm) needles, Size H (5mm) crochet hook. Worsted version: 800 yards. 16" and 24"US#9 (5.5mm) needles, Size J (5.5mm) crochet hook.

UNBLOCKED Gauge: Fingerig 5 sts per inch. DK 4.5 sts per inch. Worsted 4 sts per inch.

Fiber Trends Baby Blanket Pattern # CH-46x

Fiber Trends Diamonds for Rhiannon
Lace Baby Blanket #CH-46x

Size: Approx 36" Square

Materials: Approx 850 yards of fingering weight yarn, such as Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock, which will wash and wear wonderfully. Sample was done in Naturally 2-ply Classic. 24 or 29 inch circular needles in US#6 (4mm); a spare smaller needle for picking up sts; crochet hook size G (4mm).

Blanket is knit back and forth in garter stitch lace pattern. Circular needle is recommended to accommodate the size.


Oat Couture Building Blocks Blanket for Baby #EK711.

One size-approx 38 inches square. DK, Worsted or Chunky instructions.


Fiber Trends Easy Knit Baby Blankets Collection 1 #CH-23.

3 styles, all in worsted weight yarns for fast, easy and comfortable knitting.

Materials: Soft washable wool, such as Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted, that knits to 4.5sts per inch in stockinette, normally on a US#8 (5mm) needle.

Ruffled Ridges (shown in pink) approx 1250 yds of soft wool, for a finished size of approx 36x40 inches. US#8 (5mm) 29inch circular.

Two Color Termanl Knit (show in creamy-yellow) approx 1000 yds of main color and 400 yds of contrast for a finished size of approx 36x36 inchs. US#8 (5mm) 29inch circular. Also, this blanket requires a 29inch US#7 (4.5mm) circular for the border.

Diamond (shown in dark blue) approx 1250 yds of soft wool, for a finished size of approx 35x40 inches. US#8 (5mm) 29inch circular.


Auntie's Afghan from Oat Couture #BB212

Sizes: 36" square in DK weight yarn; 40" square in worsted weight yarn.

Materials: DK weight yarn-1100 yds, US#5 needles in 16, 24, 29 and 36" circulars, 7 markers, plus 1 more of a different color.
Worsted weight yarn-1250 yds, US#8 in 16, 24, 29 and 36" circulars, 7 markers, plus 1 more of a different color.

Gauge: For DK weight yarn-5 sts per inch. For Worsted weight yarn gauge is 4.5 sts per inch. (Shepherd Worsted Washable oh-so-soft wool fits this).

Curlicue Coverlet from Oat Couture #BB210

Size: Approx 40" in diameter in DK yarn, and 46" in diameter in Worsted Yarn

Materials: 1350 yds of DK weight yarn, US#5 and 1 stitch holder. or 1500 yds of worsted weight yarn, US#7 needles and 1 st holder.

Guage:
DK is 5.5 sts per inch, Worsted is 4.5 sts per inch (Shepherd Worsted Washable oh-so-soft wool fits this).


Prairie Blanket from Oat Couture #BB208

Size: Approx 38" square

Materials:
1150 yds of DK weight yarn, US#6, 36" circular needles, or;
1025 yds of Worsted weight yarn, US#8, 36" circular needles, or;
775 yds of Chunky weight yarn, US#10, 36" circular needles.

Guage:
DK is 5 sts per inch, Worsted is 4.5 sts per inch (Shepherd Worsted Washable oh-so-soft wool fits this), Chunky is 3.5 sts per inch (Shepherd Bulky Washable oh-so-soft wool fits this gauge).

Heritage Blanket

Size: Approx 38, 38, 42 inch square

Materials:
1400 yds of DK weight yarn, US#6, 29" circular needles, 2 ring markers, or;
11150 yds of Worsted weight yarn, US#8, 29" circular needles, 2 ring markers, or;
950 yds of Chunky weight yarn, US#10.5, 29" circular needles, 2 ring markers.

Guage:
DK is 5.5 sts per inch, Worsted is 4.5 sts per inch (Shepherd Worsted Washable oh-so-soft wool fits this), Chunky is 3.5 sts per inch (Shepherd Bulky Washable oh-so-soft wool fits this gauge).


Pinwheel Afghan from Oat Couture

The ever-popular round baby blanket, worked with short row technique. The solid color version is knit in garter stitch; the multi-color version is in stockinette stitch with lace border in garter stitch.

Sizes approx 40inches in diameter.

Materials: 1000 yds of worsted weight yarn (multi-color version: 370 yds of MC, 350 yds Col A, 95 yds Col B, Col C and Col D). Needles US#8. 1 st marker.
1350 yds of DK weight yarn (multi-color version: 500 yds MC, 475 yds Col A, 125 yds Col B, Col C and Col D). Needles US#6. 1 marker.

Gauge: Worsted: 5 sts per inch
DK: 5.5 sts per inch.



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