Saturday, March 26, 2011

Learn to Knit: Free & Easy Baby Blanket Pattern for Beginners

It's time for another installation of the Learn to Knit series!  Since we are preoccupied with all things BABY these days, this new pattern is for a quick and easy baby blanket. If you can knit and purl, you can make this blanket, and even better, you can actually get it done before the baby arrives!

Bulky Weight 478 yards Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool in Ecru [E]
Bulky Weight 478 yards Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool in Chocolate [C]
Worsted Weight 220 yards Cascade Yarns 220 Wool in Citron [G]
Worsted Weight 220 yards Cascade Yarns 220 Wool in Blue Hawaii [B]

Circular Size 10 1/2 US, 6.5 mm

12 sts x 19 rows = 4" square

CO = Cast On
BO = Bind Off
K = Knit
P = Purl
Sts = Stitches

CO 92 sts
Rows 1-15: color [C] K2, P2 Repeat to end

Repeat this pattern through the whole body as you change colors as noted below:
Row A: K1, P1, repeat to end
Row B: P1, K1, repeat to end
Row C: P1, K1, repeat to end
Row D: K1, P1, repeat to end

Rows 16-27: color [E]
Rows 28-31: color [G]
Rows 32-39: color [C]
Rows 40-53: color [E]
Rows 54-59: color [B]
Rows 60-65: color [E]
Rows 66-73: color [G]
Rows 74-87: color [C]
Rows 89-96: color [E]
Rows 97-104: color [B]
Rows 105-118: color [E]
Rows 119-130: color [G]
Rows 131-136: color [E]
Rows 137-150: color [B]

Rows 151-165: color [C] K2, P2 Repeat to end
BO all sts. Weave in all ends.

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Friday, March 18, 2011

Knitting Needle Case on LillyElla Blog

I was so excited to get a very sweet message from a customer this week.  She recently purchased the Knitting Needle Case PDF Pattern and already sewed the case for a friend's birthday gift. You can read about her experience on her blog.  
"LillyElla" is also a fellow Etsian and has a shop full of cute home decor pillows.   I especially love the Map pillow, so fun! Visit the LillyEllaCollections Shop and check them out!