Cradle Me Pattern

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Cradle Me Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Home Decor

Item:

Blanket/Bedspread

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

A snuggly blanket to knit for baby in three sizes (carriage/sm crib square/lg crib square) with lots of cushy texture to burrow into, yet light enough to be a go-to traveling accessory. Deep garter borders ensures the piece will lay flat and keep its shape through multiple washings, making this a practical, pretty gift to knit for an expecting family.
Substituting yarn and/or needles will result in an overall variation in size.

Gauge:

22 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 30(39, 43) inches wide and 36(39, 43) inches in height (stretched lightly and blocked)

Materials:

  • 850(1150, 1500) yds of any soft sport/light DK yarn with approximately 340 yards per 100 grams
  • Needles: size 6US (4.0 mm) 24-inch circular needle size 5US (3.75 mm) 24-inch circular needle (or one size smaller than body needle) for top and bottom borders

Suggested yarn:

1500 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knitting Notions Classic Merino Sport

Colorway:

Winter Sky

About Designer

About Designer

Anne Hanson on craftsy.com

I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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